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ID: 1001079
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah (governorate)  Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah (governorate)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 029 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 29.7500  decimal degrees

Note: A densely settled area including a desert hinterland extending south into Western Desert; has remains of ancient Egyptian center of Pe-Gewat, known in Hellenistic times as Canopus; was a pleasure resort in Ptolemaic times.

Names:
Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Iskandarīyah, Muḩāfaz̧at al (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
al-Iskandarīyah (C,V)
Al Iskandarīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al Iskandariyah (C,V)
Alexandria (C,O)
Iskandarīyah, Muḥāfaẓat al (C,V)
Al-Iskandarīyah governorate (C,O,display)
Alexandria Governorate (C,V)
Al-Iskandarīyah (C,V)
El Iskandariya, Mohafazat (C,V)
Mohafazat El Iskandariya (C,V)
Iskanderiya (C,V)
EG06 (C,V,FIPS,Arabic (transliterated),U)
محافظة الإسكندرية (NA,V,Arabic,U)
الإسكندرية (NA,V,Arabic,U)
Canopus (H,V)  ............ Hellenistic

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah (governorate)  ............  Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah (governorate) (P)

Place Types:
governorate (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alexandria..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
Alexandria Governorate..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Al-Iskandarīyah..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) 6:409
al-Iskandarīyah..........  [VP]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
Al Iskandarīyah..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Al Iskandariyah..........  [VP]
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 6 March 2012
Al-Iskandarīyah governorate..........  [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Canopus..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 409
EG06..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Iskandariya, Mohafazat..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Iskandarīyah, Muḥāfaẓat al..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Iskandarīyah, Muḩāfaz̧at al..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Iskanderiya..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mohafazat El Iskandariya..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
محافظة الإسكندرية..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
الإسكندرية..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 604
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VI, 409; 6:409
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -290262
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 360
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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