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Encyclopedia > Göschenen
Göschenen
Canton Uri
District n.a.
Coordinates  46°40′ N 8°35′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=46_40_N_8_35_E_region:CH_type:city(479))
Postal code 6487
Population 479   (2002)
Area 104.31 km²
Elevation 1111 m
Mayor
Website www.goeschenen.ch

Göschenen is a small Swiss town on the northern end of the St. Gotthard Tunnel in the canton of Uri. It is in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. The twenty-six cantons of Switzerland are the states of the federal state of Switzerland. ... Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. ... In contrast to centrally organised states, in the federally constituted Switzerland each Canton is completely free to decide its own internal organisation. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (vertically) and longitude (horizontally); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which... Here are postal codes of Switzerland and Liechtenstein: Zone 1 1000s are found in Lausanne, Lavaux and parts of Morges, 1100s in parts of Morges, 1200s are in Geneva and parts of La Côte, Vaud, 1300s in La Vallée, 1500s are found in Clavaleyres, the 1700s are found... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... For other uses of the word, see Elevation In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). ... The metre (American spelling: meter), symbol: m, is the basic unit of distance (or of length, in the parlance of the physical sciences) in the International System of Units. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... The St. ... Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. ...


 
 

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