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ID: 7007295
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007295

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 12 24 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.2066  decimal degrees
Long: 007 31 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.5166  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Aare river.developing from a Roman settlement, it became a free town of the Holy Roman Empire in 1218. Admitted to the Swiss Confederation in 1481, itbecame an important cultural center in the 18th century. Residence of the Roman Catholic bishop of Basle since 1828.

Names:
Solothurn (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Soleure (C,V,French,U,N)
Soletta (C,V,Italian,U,N)
Soloturn (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Castrum Salodurense (H,V)
Salodurum (H,V)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Switzerland (nation)  ........  Switzerland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Solothurn (canton)  ............  Solothurn (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Solothurn (inhabited place)  ................  Solothurn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  established as a Roman settlement
town (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Castrum Salodurense..........  [VP]
...................................  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1989) 136
Salodurum..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 875
....................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12573
Soletta..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1989) 136
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Soleure..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Solothurn..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 186
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Soloturn..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1989) 136
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 875
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 12573
..................  GRI Photo Study, Authority File (1989)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554259
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 186
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Blue Guide: Switzerland (1989) 136
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 875

 

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