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ID: 7016752
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Al-Jazā'ir (nation)  Al-Jazā'ir (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area inhabited since 200,000 BCE; settled by Phoenicians; was Roman Numidia; conquered by Vandals in 431 and by Arabs in 7th century; under Ottoman rule until 1705, then tribal rule; occupied by French in 1830; nationalist revolt against French rule in 1950s; official language is Arabic, though French is also spoken.

Names:
Al-Jazā'ir (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al Jaza'ir (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Jumhūriyyah al Jazā’iriyyah ad Dīmuqrāṭaiyyah ash Shaʻbiyyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Jazā'irīyah ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah ash-Shaʻbīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Djazaïr (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Algérie (C,V,French-P,U,N)
L'Algérie (C,V,French,U,N)
République algérienne démocratique et populaire (C,V,French,U,N)
Algeria (C,O,English-P,U,N)
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (C,O,O,English,U,N)
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria (C,O,English,U,N)
Algerien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Algerië (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Argélia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República Argelina Democrítica y Popular (C,V,Spanish,U)
Argelia (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
اَ جًَْ زَائِر (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
اَ مًْ جمْهمورِ ةًَ اَ جًَْزَائِرًَِة اَلدِّيمملْرَاطِ ةََ اَضًَعْبِ ةََ (C,V,Arabic,U)
Алжир (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Алжирская Народная Демократическая Республика (C,V,Russian,U)
阿尔及利亚 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
阿尔及利亚民主人民共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
DZA (C,O,ISO3L)
DZ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO012 (C,O,ISO3N)
AG00 (C,O,FIPS)
Algerian (C,O,English,U,A)
Algerium (H,O)
Argerium (H,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)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Al-Jazā'ir (nation)  ........  Al-Jazā'ir (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  independent July 1, 1962
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
possession (H)  ............  French, 1830-1961

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Algiers .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Al-Jazā'ir, Alger) [7001314]
historical connection ....  Numidia .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [7030333]
member of ....  Arab League .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7000153]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1962

Sources and Contributors:
اَ جًَْ زَائِر..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
اَ مًْ جمْهمورِ ةًَ اَ جًَْزَائِرًَِة اَلدِّيمملْرَاطِ ةََ اَضًَعْبِ ةََ..........  [VP]
.................................................................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Алжир..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Алжирская Народная Демократическая Республика..........  [VP]
..........................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
阿尔及利亚..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
阿尔及利亚民主人民共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
AG00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Algeria..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 556
.................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 263 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 88
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-3
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Algerian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 1
Algérie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31 ff.
Algerië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 17
Algerien..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 25
Algerium..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 13
Al-Jazā'ir..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I:263
.......................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 10 June 2009
Al Jaza'ir..........  [VP]
.......................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Jazā'irīyah ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah ash-Shaʻbīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 548
Al Jumhūriyyah al Jazā’iriyyah ad Dīmuqrāṭaiyyah ash Shaʻbiyyah..........  [VP]
.....................................................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
Argélia..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
Argelia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Argerium..........  [VP]
.................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 13
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31 ff.
Djazaïr..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
DZ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
DZA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
ISO012..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
L'Algérie..........  [VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 15-16
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria..........  [VP]
.................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
.................................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
República Argelina Democrítica y Popular..........  [VP]
.................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
République algérienne démocratique et populaire..........  [VP]
.............................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 556
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 548
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 15-16
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 25
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 263; I, 263 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 17
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763; 775
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Orbis Latinus (1971) 13
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 88
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-3
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 1
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31 ff.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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