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ID: 7003756
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003756

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 43 38 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.7273  decimal degrees
Long: 008 34 45 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.5792  decimal degrees

Note: Small, northerly canton, virtually surrounded by Germany; dominated by plateau of Randen; comprises land acquired by city of Schaffhausen; economic activities include vine cultivation, forestry, aluminum processing and engineering works.

Names:
Schaffhausen (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Kanton Schaffhausen (C,V,German,U)
Schaffhouse (C,V,French,U)
Schaffhausen canton (C,O)
Canton de Schaffhouse (C,V,French,U)
Canton Sciaffusa (C,V,Italian,U)
Chantun Schaffusa (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Schaffhausen, Kanton (C,V,German,U)
Schaffhouse, Canton de (C,V,French,U)
Schaffusa (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Schaffusa, Chantun (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Sciaffusa (C,V,Italian,U)
Sciaffusa, Canton (C,V,Italian,U)
SZ16 (C,V,FIPS,German,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Schweiz (nation)  ........  Schweiz (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Schaffhausen (canton)  ............  Schaffhausen (canton) (P)

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined Swiss Confederacy in 1501, constitution dates from 1876
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Canton de Schaffhouse..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Canton Sciaffusa..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chantun Schaffusa..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kanton Schaffhausen..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffhausen..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 507-508
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-190
Schaffhausen canton..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Schaffhausen, Kanton..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffhouse..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 577
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffhouse, Canton de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffusa..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffusa, Chantun..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sciaffusa..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sciaffusa, Canton..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
SZ16..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 577
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 507-508
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554062
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-190
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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