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ID: 1000703
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000703

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.4160  decimal degrees
Long: 000 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Located on fecund plain in northwest Algeria; low ranges of Atlas Tellien border the north and south; produces grapes, cereals, olives, almonds, tobacco, cotton, fruits, and vegetables.

Names:
Mascara (preferred,C,V)
Mascara, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Mascara (C,V)
Mouaskar (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Mouaskar 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 Mascara (province)  ............  Mascara (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Mascara..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 908
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Mascara, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mouaskar..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 908
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-116
Mouaskar department..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Mascara..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VII, 908
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-116
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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