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ID: 1000598
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000598

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 003 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.1660  decimal degrees

Note: North central Algeria; the nation's smallest department; located in Sahel Hills of the Atlas Tellien; chief agricultural activity on hill slopes are viticulture and dairy farming; cereals are cultivated at higher elevations; beach resorts lie on the west coast.

Names:
Alger (preferred,C,V,French-P,U,N)
Alger, Wilaya d' (C,V)
Wilaya d'Alger (C,V)
Al-Jazā'ir (C,V)
El Djazaïr (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Département d’ Alger (C,V)
Algiers (C,O,English,U,N)
El Djazaïr 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 Alger (province)  ............  Alger (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Alger..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 88
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Alger, Wilaya d'..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Algiers..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 263
Al-Jazā'ir..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 32
Département d’ Alger..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
El Djazaïr..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 263
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-51
El Djazaïr department..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya d'Alger..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) I, 263
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-51
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 88
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31; 32
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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