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ID: 7003757
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003757

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 02 26 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.0405  decimal degrees
Long: 008 44 28 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.7410  decimal degrees

Note: Area joined Uri, Unterwalden and Lucerne in a pact to form the Four Forest Cantons, which became the foundation of Swiss independence; the name of this canton in the document is the source of the name of the nation, "Schweiz"; population is mainly Catholic.

Names:
Schwyz (preferred,C,V,English)
Schwyz (German,U)
Schwyz (French)
Kanton Schwyz (C,V,O,German-P,U)
Schwyz canton (C,O)
Canton de Schwyz (C,V,French-P,U)
Canton Svitto (C,V,Italian-P,U)
Chantun Sviz (C,V,Romansh-P,U)
Schwyz, Canton de (C,V,French,U)
Schwyz, Kanton (C,V,German,U)
Svitto (C,V,Italian,U)
Svitto, Canton (C,V,Italian,U)
Sviz (C,V,Romansh,U)
Sviz, Chantun (C,V,Romansh,U)
SZ17 (C,V,FIPS,German,U)
Canton de Schwytz (C,U,French)
Canton of Schwyz (C,U,English)
Schwytz (C,U,French)
슈비츠 주 (C,U,Korean)
Suittes (H,V)

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

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined Swiss Confederacy 1291, modern territorial jurisdiction was finalized in 1848
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
슈비츠 주..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
Canton de Schwytz..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
Canton de Schwyz..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Canton of Schwyz..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
Canton Svitto..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Chantun Sviz..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Kanton Schwyz..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Schwytz..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
Schwyz..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 578
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 842
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Schwyz canton..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Schwyz, Canton de..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schwyz, Kanton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Suittes..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 842
Svitto..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Svitto, Canton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sviz..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
Sviz, Chantun..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
SZ17..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 578
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 842
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2658664
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554159
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanton_Schwyz
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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