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ID: 7007462
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007462

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 41 50 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.6973  decimal degrees
Long: 008 38 06 E  degrees minutes   Long: 8.6349  decimal degrees

Note: Count Eberhard III of Nellenburg founded Benedictine monastery dedicated to All Saints here in 1049. It became a free imperial city ca. 1190, but came under Hapsburg domination from 1330 to1415. Present day town is predominantly Protestant and the language is German.

Names:
Schaffhausen (preferred,C,V,German,U)
Schaffhouse (C,V,French,U,N)
Schaffusa (C,V,Romansch (Rhaeto-Roman),U)
Schofhausen (C,V)
Sciaffusa (C,V,Italian,U)
Villa Scafhusun (H,V)  ............ documented in 1045

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  site first documented in 1045
town (C)
regional capital (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Schaffhausen..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
Schaffhouse..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 508
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schaffusa..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Schofhausen..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Sciaffusa..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Villa Scafhusun..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 839
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 839
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 508
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2554061
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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