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ID: 7007396
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 57 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.9500  decimal degrees
Long: 007 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Saana river; noted for battle during Hapsburg wars against the Swiss cantons, when a Burgundian invasion was repulsed here by Swiss pikemen in 1339--thus Bern could expand its territory.

Names:
Laupen (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 Bern (canton)  ............  Bern (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Laupen (inhabited place)  ................  Laupen (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Laupen..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 507
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 110
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 507
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 110
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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