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ID: 7007466
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.1333  decimal degrees
Long: 008 12 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on lake Sempach; noted as site of battle in 1386 when Swiss confederates defeated Austrian Hapsburg army under Duke Leopold.

Names:
Sempach (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 Luzern (canton)  ............  Luzern (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Sempach (inhabited place)  ................  Sempach (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Sempach..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 847-848
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 179
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 847-848
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 179
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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