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ID: 7003759
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003759

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 33 22 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.5562  decimal degrees
Long: 009 04 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.0769  decimal degrees

Note: Area has been inhabited since prehistoric times; was first consolidated as a political unit in 8th century CE; ruled by dukes of Zähringen and counts of Kyburg, then Hapsburgs (1274).

Names:
Thurgau (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Kanton Thurgau (C,V,German,U)
Thurgovie (C,V,French,U)
Canton de Thurgovie (C,V,French,U)
Canton Turgovia (C,V,Italian,U)
Chantun Turgovia (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
SZ19 (C,V,FIPS,German,U)
Thurgau, Kanton (C,V,German,U)
Thurgovia (C,V,Italian,U)
Thurgovie, Canton de (C,V,French,U)
Turgovia (C,V,Italian,U)
Turgovia, Canton (C,V,Italian,U)
Turgovia, Chantun (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),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 Thurgau (canton)  ............  Thurgau (canton) (P)

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined Swiss Confederacy 1803
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Canton de Thurgovie..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Canton Turgovia..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chantun Turgovia..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kanton Thurgau..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
SZ19..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Thurgau..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 647
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 931
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Jenny: Kunstführer Schweiz (1939) 607
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-209
.................  USBGN: Switzerland (1950)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Thurgau, Kanton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Thurgovia..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Thurgovie..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-209
Thurgovie, Canton de..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Turgovia..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Turgovia, Canton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Turgovia, Chantun..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 647
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 931
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Jenny: Kunstführer Schweiz (1939) 607
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554452
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-209
..................  USBGN: Switzerland (1950)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)

 

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