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ID: 7003746
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Genève (canton)  Genève (canton)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 11 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.1960  decimal degrees
Long: 006 06 38 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1100  decimal degrees

Note: Located in southwest tip of nation, between Jura mountains and the Alps; drained by Rhône river.

Names:
Genève (preferred,C,V)
République et Canton de Genève (C,V)
Genf (C,V)
Geneva (C,O)
Geneva canton (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Switzerland (nation)  ........  Switzerland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Genève (canton)  ............  Genève (canton) (P)

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined confederation in 1815
first level subdivision (C)
republic (H)  ............  until 1815

Sources and Contributors:
Geneva..........  [GRLPSC]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
Geneva canton..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Genève..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 180
.................  Genava (1953-) Sauter, XXVIII (1980), 5-29
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-93
Genf..........  [VP]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 222
République et Canton de Genève..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 222
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 180
..................  Genava (1953-) Sauter, XXVIII (1980), 5-29
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-93
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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