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ID: 7003746
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1667  decimal degrees

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

Names:
Genève (preferred,C,V)
Genf (C,V)
Geneva (C,O)
Geneva canton (C,O,display)

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
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
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-93
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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