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ID: 7010135
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010135

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Farg'ona (inhabited place)  Farg'ona (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 071 46 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 71.7667  decimal degrees

Note: City in eastern Uzbekistan, resting at the foot of the Alay Mountains in the southern portion of the Fergana Valley. Fergana was formed in 1877 by the Russians, who made it the administrative center of the Fergana province. It became part of Turkestan A.S.S.R. in 1918, and part of the Uzbek S.S.R. in 1924. Local industries include silk, cotton, oil and chemicals.

Names:
Farg'ona (preferred,C,V)
Farg̔ona (C,V)
Farghona (C,V)
Ferghana (C,V)
Fergana (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Novy Margelan (H,V)  ............ until 1910
Novyy Margelan (H,V)  ............ until 1910
Skobelev (H,V)  ............ 1910-1924
Skobelevo (H,V)  ............ 1910-1924

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 Farg'ona (inhabited place)  ................  Farg'ona (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
provincial capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Farghona..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Farg̔ona..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
Farg'ona..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 November 2014
Fergana..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Ferghana..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
Novy Margelan..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
Novyy Margelan..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
Skobelev..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
Skobelevo..........  [VP]
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 17 August 2004

 

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