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ID: 7012333
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012333

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 44 17 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.7381  decimal degrees
Long: 007 20 53 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.3479  decimal degrees

Note: Mulhouse is an industrial city located on the plain of Alsace between the Jura and the Vosges Mountains, situated on the Ill River and on the Canal du Rhône au Rhin. It History first mentions it in the ninth century, and it became a free imperial city in 1308. It allied itself with the Swiss in the 16th century, joined the French Republic 1798; was taken by Germany 1871, and was restored to France in 1918. It was the founding place of a model workingmen's colony in 1853. Its notable architecture includes a 16th-century town hall, a 19th-century Protestant church that has original 14th century stained glass windows, and the restored 13th-century St. John Chapel. Its commercial products include organic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, machine tools, and electrical apparatus.

Names:
Mulhouse (preferred,C,V)
Mülhausen (C,V)
Mulhousen (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Grand Est (region (administrative division))  ............  Grand Est (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Mulhouse (inhabited place)  ................  Mulhouse (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Alsace (historical region)  ........  Alsace (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Mulhouse (inhabited place)  ............  Mulhouse (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 803 AD
town (C)
commune (administrative) (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
imperial city (H)  ............  gained freedom, 1308

Sources and Contributors:
Mülhausen..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-117
Mulhouse..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 405
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 133
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 800
Mulhousen..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 405
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1454215
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-117
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 133
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 800
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) vol. 8

 

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