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ID: 7014728
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014728

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 02 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0333  decimal degrees
Long: 044 43 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 44.7167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Terek River; founded as a fortress to protect the Georgian & Ossentian Military Highways; became a terminus on the Rostov-Baku railway 1875; industries include electrical equipment, foodstuffs & auto parts; site of several universities.

Names:
Vladikavkaz (preferred,B,V)  ............ from 1784-1931, reinstated in 1991
Ordzhonikidze (H,V)
Ord┼żonikidze (H,V)  ............ from 1954-1991
Dzaudzhikau (H,V)  ............ from 1944-1954

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of North Ossetia (republic)  ............  North Ossetia (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Vladikavkaz (inhabited place)  ................  Vladikavkaz (inhabited place) (P,B)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1784
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dzaudzhikau..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
Ordzhonikidze..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
Ord┼żonikidze..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
Vladikavkaz..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
.......................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 210
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 989
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 210
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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