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ID: 7003761
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 008 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Area was given to the convent at Z├╝rich in 853; privileges were granted by the Holy Roman Emperor in 13th cen.; with Unterwalden & Schwyz if formed the nucleus of the Swiss federation in 1291; rejected the Reformation in 16th cen.

Names:
Uri (preferred,C,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 Uri (canton)  ............  Uri (canton) (P)

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined Swiss Confederacy in 1291
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Uri..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 677
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 975
...........  Michelin: Switzerland (1985)
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-215
...........  Reclams: Schweiz (1979)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 677
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 975
..................  Michelin: Switzerland (1985)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-215
..................  Reclams: Schweiz (1979)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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