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ID: 1000519
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000519

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 003 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Southwestern Algeria; situated completely within the Sahara; section bordering Morocco consists mainly of flat sandstone plateaus; sand dunes are characteristic of the southeast; significant crops include cereals, figs, dates, vegetables, and almonds.

Names:
Béchar (preferred,C,V)
Béchar, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Béchar (C,V)
Béchar department (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Béchar (province)  ............  Béchar (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Béchar..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 28
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Béchar department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Béchar, Wilaya de..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Wilaya de Béchar..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 28
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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