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ID: 7007487
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 06 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.1000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Famed as site of an agricultural community dating to 3000-2000 BC; ruins were discovered in 1970s; also noted for many medieval structures.

Names:
Twann (preferred,C,V)
Douanne (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 Twann (inhabited place)  ................  Twann (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a prehistoric settlement
village (C)
archaeological site (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Douanne..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Twann..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Baedekers: Schweiz (1982) 91
..............  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1987)
..............  Reclams: Schweiz (1979)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Schweiz (1982) 91
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1987)
..................  Reclams: Schweiz (1979)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 203
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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