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ID: 7015558
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015558

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 015 58 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Sava River; is largest city in nation; old town consists of two medieval settlements which were rivals until 19th cen.; Mongols invaded in 1241-1242; was chief city of Croatia & Slovonia in 13th cen., later became a province of Hungary.

Names:
Zagreb (preferred,C,V)
Agram (C,O)
Zágráb (C,O)
Zagabria (C,O)
Zagrabia (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Croatia (nation)  ........  Croatia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Zagreb, Grad (county)  ............  Zagreb, Grad (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Zagreb (inhabited place)  ................  Zagreb (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a suburb of ancient Roman town Andautonia, 1st documented in 1093 when a bishopric was established
city (C)
national capital (C)  ............  of a puppet Croatian state during WW II under domination of Axis powers; of Croatia since it declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991;
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  is based on exploitation of local reserves of petroleum & natural gas
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for heavy machinery, rolling stock, electrical & metal consumer products, cement, textiles, footwear, chemicals & newsprint
cultural center (C)  ............  includes open squares & botanical gardens, museums, art galleries, many buildings from Middle Ages, theater & music
educational center (C)  ............  home to a university, nuclear energy institute & Academy of Arts & Sciences
episcopal see (C)  ............  was recorded in 11th cen.

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Croatia .......... (nation)
..................  (World, Europe) [7006663]

Sources and Contributors:
Agram..........  [GRLPSC]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Zagabria..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-197
Zágráb..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 360
Zagrabia..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8009
Zagreb..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1043
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 885
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1369
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1043
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 885
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8009
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-197
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 360
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1369
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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