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ID: 1056815
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1056815

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 071 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 71.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Marghilon, located in eastern Uzbekistan, dates from the 2nd-1st centuries BCE. A commercial town in the 10th-12 centuries CE, it grew to become one of the largest cities in the region. Marghilon became part of the khanate of Kokand, and was captured by the Russians in 1876. Today it is the center of Uzbekistan's silk industry.

Names:
Marg̔ilon (preferred,C,V)
Marghilon (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Margilan (C,V)
Margelan (C,O)
Marginan (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of O'zbekiston (nation)  ........  O'zbekiston (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Farg'ona (province)  ............  Farg'ona (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Marg̔ilon (inhabited place)  ................  Marg̔ilon (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Margelan..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-107
Marghilon..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
Margilan..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 122
Marg̔ilon..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
Marginan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-107
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 122
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004

 

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