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Swiss town
SFOS number2939
Surrounded byBeringen, Büsingen am Hochrhein (DE-BW), Büttenhardt, Dörflingen, Feuerthalen (ZH), Flurlingen (ZH), Hemmental, Merishausen, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Stetten, Thayngen


Native NameReichsstadt Schaffhausen
Conventional Long NameImperial City of Schaffhausen
Common NameSchaffhausen
EraMiddle Ages
EmpireHoly Roman Empire
Government TypeRepublic
Year Start1218
Year End1501
Life Span1190 or 1218 � 1330
1415 � 1501
Event StartGained Reichsfreiheit
Date Startbetw 1190 and
Event1Pledged to Habsburgs
Date Event11330
Event2Bought independence
Date Event21415
Event3Associate member of
 Swiss Confederacy
Date Event3
Event EndJoined Switzerland
Event PostSwiss independence
Date Post
P1All Saints' Abbey (Switzerland)
S1Canton of Schaffhausen


Native NameReichskloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen
Conventional Long NameImperial Abbey of All Saints in Schaffhausen
Common NameSchaffhausen Abbey
EraMiddle Ages
EmpireHoly Roman Empire
Government TypePrincipality
Year Start1080
Year End1529
Event PreConsecrated (Leo IX)
Date Pre22 November 1049
Event StartPapal grant of
 Nellenburg lands
Event1Gained Hiltensweiler
Date Event1
1122 � 1389
Event2City became
 Swiss Associate
Date Event2
Event3City joined Switz.
Date Event31501
Event4Converted to
 monastery and
 cathedral church
Date Event4

Event EndDisestablished in
P1Landgraviate of Nellenburg
S1Canton of Schaffhausen

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Schaffhausen (German: ) is a city in northern Switzerland and the capital of the canton of the same name; it has an estimated population of 34,587 .

The old portion of the city has many fine Renaissance era buildings decorated with exterior frescos and sculpture, as well as the impressive old canton fortress, the Munot. A train runs out of town to the nearby Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Europe's largest waterfall, a tourist attraction.

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year population
1990 34,446
2000 33,596

Municipalities in the Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Bargen * Beggingen * Beringen * Buch * Buchberg * Büttenhardt * Dörflingen * Gächlingen * Guntmadingen * Hallau * Hemishofen * Hofen * Lohn * Löhningen * Merishausen * Neuhausen am Rheinfall * Neunkirch * Oberhallau * Ramsen * Rüdlingen * Schaffhausen * Schleitheim * Siblingen * Stein am Rhein * Stetten * Thayngen * Trasadingen * Wilchingen

Canton of Schaffhausen * Municipalities of the canton of Schaffhausen

Capitals of Swiss cantons

Aarau, Aargau
Herisau/Trogen, AR
Appenzell, AI
Basel, Basel-Stadt
Liestal, Basel-Land
Bern, Bern
Fribourg, Fribourg
Geneva, Geneva
Glarus, Glarus
Chur, Graubünden
Delémont, Jura
Lucerne, Lucerne
Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel
Stans, Nidwalden
Sarnen, Obwalden
Schaffhausen, SH
Schwyz, Schwyz
Solothurn, Solothurn
St. Gallen, St. Gallen
Frauenfeld Thurgau
Bellinzona, Ticino
Altdorf, Uri
Sion, Valais
Lausanne, Vaud
Zug, Zug
Zurich, Zürich

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