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ID: 1000799
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000799

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ouargla (province)  Ouargla (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Located in southeast Algeria on Nigerian, Tunisian, and Libyan borders; contains many natural gas fields; most of the department's inhabitants live in Wargla town and Touggourt; mainly trades woolen carpets and basketry.

Names:
Ouargla (preferred,C,V)
Ouargla, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Ouargla (C,V)
Wargla (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Wargla department (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Al-Jazā'ir (nation)  ........  Al-Jazā'ir (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ouargla (province)  ............  Ouargla (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  established 1974
first level subdivision (C)
department (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ouargla..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Ouargla, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wargla..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-188
Wargla department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Ouargla..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-188
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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