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ID: 1000597
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000597

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.5830  decimal degrees
Long: 003 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Agricultural area bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the northwest; farmland was created when Plaine de la Mitidja was drained by European colonists in 19th century; now produces wheat, citrus fruits, barley, vegetables, and tobacco.

Names:
Blida (preferred,C,V)
Blida, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Blida (C,V)
El Boulaïda (C,V)  ............ after 1981
El Boulaïda 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 Blida (province)  ............  Blida (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Blida..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 282
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Blida, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
El Boulaïda..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 282
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994)
El Boulaïda department..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Blida..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) II, 282
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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