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ID: 7007342
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007342

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 47 52 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.7978  decimal degrees
Long: 009 49 37 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.8270  decimal degrees

Note: Winter resort in the Alps; originally settled by Romansch speakers (linguistic blend of Roman & native Raetian tongues); has been mainly German-speaking since 13th cen.; was capital of League of Ten Jurisdictions in 1463; was Austrian 1477-1649.

Names:
Davos (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Tavau (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 Graub√ľnden (canton)  ............  Graub√ľnden (canton) (P)
Hierarchy of Davos (inhabited place)  ................  Davos (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval center
town (C)
resort center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Davos..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-76
..............  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tavau..........  [VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 229
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 229
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 11936028
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-76
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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