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ID: 7007276
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007276

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Chur (inhabited place)  Chur (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 51 24 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.8568  decimal degrees
Long: 009 31 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.5269  decimal degrees

Note: Served as center of Roman province of Raetia Prima; ruled by bishops in Christian era, from at least 5th cen.; was center of Gotteshausbund (league) formed against prince bishops & Hapsburgs in 1376; served as imperial city in 15th cen.

Names:
Chur (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Coire (C,V,Italian,U)
Coite (C,V)
Coira (C,V)
Caira (C,V)
Cuera (C,V)
Quera (C,V)
Cuira (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Curia (H,V)
Curia Rhaetorum (H,V)  ............ ancient
Curia Rhaitorum (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 Graub√ľnden (canton)  ............  Graub√ľnden (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Chur (inhabited place)  ................  Chur (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Raetia (historical region)  ........  Raetia (historical region) (P,H) from 15 BCE
Hierarchy of Chur (inhabited place)  ............  Chur (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important center by Roman era
town (C)
regional capital (C)  ............  of canton, since 1803
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Caira..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 188
Chur..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 46
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Coira..........  [BHA, GRLPSC]
..............  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Coire..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-70
Coite..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 188
Cuera..........  [GRLPSC]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cuira..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Curia..........  [VP]
..............  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 23
Curia Rhaetorum..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 265
Curia Rhaitorum..........  [GRLPSC]
.............................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
Quera..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 188
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Atlas of Greek & Roman World (1981) 23
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 188
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2551622
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-70
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 46
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 265
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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