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ID: 1056638
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1056638

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Makhachkala (inhabited place)  Makhachkala (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 047 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 47.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W shore of Caspian Sea; important seaport linking North Caucasus & S Ukraine with W Kazakhstan; site of a large oil terminal pipeline, several universities & teacher-training institutes.

Names:
Makhachkala (preferred,C,V)
Machačkala (C,V)
Port Petrovsk (H,V)  ............ from 1857-1921

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dagestan (republic)  ............  Dagestan (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Makhachkala (inhabited place)  ................  Makhachkala (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a fortress in 1844
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Machačkala..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 718
Makhachkala..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 119
Port Petrovsk..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 719
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 718; VII, 719
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 119
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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