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ID: 7003761
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 47 05 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.7840  decimal degrees
Long: 008 38 30 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.6410  decimal degrees

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

Names:
Uri (preferred,C,V)
Kanton Uri (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:
Kanton Uri..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
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)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-215
..................  Reclams: Schweiz (1979)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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