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ID: 1000663
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000663

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 2.6660  decimal degrees

Note: Located in central Algeria; name is Berber for "the gardens"; various types of dates are the main commercial crop cultivated in oases; other agricultural products include cereals, vegetables, and citrus fruits; hand weaving is also important.

Names:
Laghouat (preferred,C,V)
Laghouat, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Laghouat (C,V)
Laghouat 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 Laghouat (province)  ............  Laghouat (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Laghouat..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 100
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-92
Laghouat department..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Laghouat, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Laghouat..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 100
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-92
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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