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ID: 1000693
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000693

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.3330  decimal degrees

Note: Chief crops are wheat and barley; citrus fruits, grapes, and cotton are grown in irrigated regions of the Oued Chelif plain; hot, dry summers limit agricultural potential of non-irrigated land; Sanūsī brotherhood was founded in Mazouna in 19th century.

Names:
Mostaganem (preferred,C,V)
Mostaganem, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Mostaganem (C,V)
Mestghanem (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Département de Mostaganem (C,V)
Mestghanem 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 Mostaganem (province)  ............  Mostaganem (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Département de Mostaganem..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
Mestghanem..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 358
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
Mestghanem department..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mostaganem..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 358
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Mostaganem, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Mostaganem..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 358
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-110
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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