Altdorf

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Altdorf

Altdorf (ältˈdôrf), town, capital of Uri canton, central Switzerland. Cables, rubber goods, and ammunition are manufactured. Altdorf was the scene of the legendary exploits of William Tell, commemorated by a monument (1895) and by the William Tell theater (1925).
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Altdorf

a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop.: 8541 (2000)
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