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ID: 1087356
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Adrar (inhabited place)  Adrar (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 27 52 15 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 27.8700  decimal degrees
Long: 000 17 18 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.2880  decimal degrees

Note: Palm grove settlement; historical name derived from local Berber group, the Timmi, who settled fortified village here; current name is Berber for "mountain"; taken by French from Moroccan troops 1900; linked by road to B├ęchar town & Gao, Mali.

Names:
Adrar (preferred,C,V)
Timmi (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 Adrar (province)  ............  Adrar (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Adrar (inhabited place)  ................  Adrar (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
department capital (C)
oasis (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Adrar..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 106-107
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 7
Timmi..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 106
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 106; I, 106-107
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 7
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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