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ID: 1060839
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1060839

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 49 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.8167  decimal degrees
Long: 053 11 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 53.1833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Izh River; important ironworking & armament center since 18th cen.; other industries include steel, machine tools & motorcycles; site of an institute dedicated to the study of the Udmurt language & culture.

Names:
Izhevsk (preferred,C,V)
Iževsk (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Rossija (nation)  ........  Rossija (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Udmurtiya (republic)  ............  Udmurtiya (republic) (P)
Hierarchy of Izhevsk (inhabited place)  ................  Izhevsk (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1760
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
metallurgical center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
weapons production center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Iževsk..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 215
.................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
Izhevsk..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 91
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 215
..................  Russia, National Geographic (1993) map supplement
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 91
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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