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ID: 7003765
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003765

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 008 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in northeast Switzerland, made up of productive, shallow river valleys, lakes, and forests; contains land acquired by city of Zürich up to 1803; population is largely Protestant and the main language is German.

Names:
Zürich (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Kanton Zürich (C,V,German,U)
Zurich (C,O,French,U)
Zürich canton (C,O)
Canton de Zurich (C,V,French,U)
Canton Zurigo (C,V,Italian,U)
Chantun Turitg (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
SZ25 (C,V,FIPS,German,U)
Turitg (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Turitg, Chantun (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Zürich, Kanton (C,V,German,U)
Zurich, Canton de (C,V,French,U)
Zurigo (C,V,Italian,U)
Zurigo, Canton (C,V,Italian,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 Zürich (canton)  ............  Zürich (canton) (P)

Place Types:
canton (preferred, C)  ............  joined Swiss Confederacy in 1351, present constitution dates from 1869
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Canton de Zurich..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Canton Zurigo..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chantun Turitg..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kanton Zürich..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
SZ25..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Turitg..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Turitg, Chantun..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Zürich..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 732
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 222
Zurich..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Zürich canton..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Zurich, Canton de..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Zürich, Kanton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Zurigo..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Zurigo, Canton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 732
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554936
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 222
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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