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ID: 1000679
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000679

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of M'Sila (province)  M'Sila (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Area of esparto grass and scrub in north-central Algeria; has many salt lakes, including the Chott el Hodna; southern area contains date palm oases; supports semi-nomadic herding of sheep and goats, Arabian horse breeding and saddle manufacturing.

Names:
M'Sila (preferred,C,V)
M'Sila, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de M'Sila (C,V)
Misila (C,V)
M'sila (C,V)
M'sila 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 M'Sila (province)  ............  M'Sila (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Misila..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
M'sila..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 387
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
M'Sila..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 387
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
M'sila department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
M'Sila, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de M'Sila..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 387
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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