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ID: 1087351
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Aïn el Beïda (inhabited place)  Aïn el Beïda (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 24 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 7.4000  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Roman center for nearby lead & copper mines; modern town was founded in 19th cen. as a military station for France to control the Harakta Berbers; situated in a grain-producing region; is a major rail junction.

Names:
Aïn el Beïda (preferred,C,V)
Aïn Beïda (C,V)
Daoud (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Oum el Bouaghi (province)  ............  Oum el Bouaghi (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Aïn el Beïda (inhabited place)  ................  Aïn el Beïda (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman settlement; modern town was established as two forts in 1848 & 1850
town (C)
trade center (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aïn Beïda..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 172
Aïn el Beïda..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 172
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-3
Daoud..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 172
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 172
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-3
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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