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ID: 7015549
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015549

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 07 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 015 14 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on end of a low level peninsula in N Dalmatia; withstood many attacks by Turks; was most heavily fortified town in Adriatic until 19th cen.; held by Austria, France & Italy; damaged in WW II; in 1944 became part of Yugoslavia.

Names:
Zadar (preferred,C,V)
Zara (C,O)
Iadera (H,O)
Iader (H,O)  ............ ancient
Ieader (H,O)
Hal Zara (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Croatia (nation)  ........  Croatia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Zadarska ┼Żupanija (county)  ............  Zadarska ┼Żupanija (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Zadar (inhabited place)  ................  Zadar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Liburians during 9th cen. BC, became Roman in 1st cen., survived Slavic invasions & was sold to Venice in 1409
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for distilling of liquers, processing fish, production of rope, cotton, synthetics, cigarettes, plastics & leather
resort (C)  ............  for water sports & sightseeing
transportation center (C)  ............  hub for road, rail, air & ferry routes
cultural center (C)  ............  site of many medieval churches, a theater, archaeological museum, state archives & 13th-cen. cathedral of St. Stošija
educational center (C)  ............  home of a branch of the University of Zagreb

Sources and Contributors:
Hal Zara..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Iader..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
..............  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9119
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Iadera..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ieader..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Zadar..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 882-883
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Zara..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
...........  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 882-883
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 9119
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 221
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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