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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of La Chaux-de-Fonds (inhabited place)  La Chaux-de-Fonds (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 06 16 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.1044  decimal degrees
Long: 006 49 44 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.8289  decimal degrees

Note: Center of Swiss watch making industry, introduced in the 18th century. Birthplace of architect Édouard Jeanneret-Gris ('Le Corbusier,' 1887-1965).

Names:
La Chaux-de-Fonds (preferred,C,V)
La Chaux de Fonda (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 Neuchâtel (canton)  ............  Neuchâtel (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of La Chaux-de-Fonds (inhabited place)  ................  La Chaux-de-Fonds (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
La Chaux de Fonda..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
La Chaux-de-Fonds..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-125
................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2552726
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-125
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1989) 121

 

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