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ID: 7007371
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Gruyères (inhabited place)  Gruyères (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 007 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Was seat of counts of Gruyère; noted for Gruyère cheese; is famous site for weddings.

Names:
Gruyères (preferred,C,V)
Greyerz (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 Fribourg (canton)  ............  Fribourg (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Gruyères (inhabited place)  ................  Gruyères (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a medieval center
town (C)
fortified settlement (H)
noble seat (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Greyerz..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 356
Gruyères..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Jenny: Kunstführer Schweiz (1976)
.................  Knaurs: Schweiz (1982)
.................  Kunstdenkmäler: Fribourg (1956)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 356
..................  Jenny: Kunstführer Schweiz (1976)
..................  Knaurs: Schweiz (1982)
..................  Kunstdenkmäler: Fribourg (1956)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 77
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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