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ID: 7004723
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004723

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 17 04 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.2845  decimal degrees
Long: 008 47 26 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.7906  decimal degrees

Note: Located in the Lepontine Alps; was part of Roman Transpadane Gaul; part of Lombardy until 15th century, when Swiss Confederation took area from Milan; ruled by Uri and Schwyz cantons until 1798.

Names:
Ticino (preferred,C,V,Italian,U,N)
Repubblica e Cantone Ticino (C,V,Italian,U)
Tessin (C,V,German,U,N)
Canton du Tessin (C,V,French,U)
Cantone Ticino (C,V,Italian,U)
Chantun Tessin (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Kanton Tessin (C,V,German,U)
SZ20 (C,V,FIPS,Italian,U)
Tessin, Canton du (C,V,French,U)
Tessin, Chantun (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Tessin, Kanton (C,V,German,U)
Ticino, Cantone (C,V,Italian,U)
Ticino, Repubblica e Cantone (C,V,Italian,U)
Ticinus (H,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 Ticino (canton)  ............  Ticino (canton) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Canton du Tessin..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cantone Ticino..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Chantun Tessin..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kanton Tessin..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Repubblica e Cantone Ticino..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
SZ20..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tessin..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tessin, Canton du..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tessin, Chantun..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tessin, Kanton..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ticino..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Baedekers: Schweiz (1972)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 648
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-209
.................  USBGN: Switzerland (1950)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ticino, Cantone..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ticino, Repubblica e Cantone..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ticinus..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 933
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Baedekers: Schweiz (1972)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 648
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 933
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 29 April 2014
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554455
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-209
..................  USBGN: Switzerland (1950)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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