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ID: 7007325
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007325

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 19 02 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.3172  decimal degrees
Long: 007 59 38 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.9939  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Rhône River, 26 m. S of Interlaken. A possession of the bishops of Sion in the 13th century, and was a center of trade with Italy.

Names:
Brig (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Brigue (C,V)
Brigue (French,U,N)
Briga Dives (H,O)

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Brig..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
...........  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Briga Dives..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) V. I, p. 123
Brigue..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) V. I, p. 123
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2551394
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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