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ID: 1000599
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000599

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.3330  decimal degrees
Long: 003 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.6660  decimal degrees

Note: North central Algeria; located in Hauts Plateaux to the northwest and in Sahara desert to the southeast; bisected by Monts des Oulad Naïl; area has long been a meeting place for semi-nomads (of the Arab Oulad Naïl clan) who reside in black and red striped tents.

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Djelfa..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137-138
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Djelfa, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
El Djelfa..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137-138
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-51
El-Djelfa..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137
El Djelfa department..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Djelfa..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 137; IV, 137-138
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-51
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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