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ID: 1000775
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000775

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 23.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 004 40 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 4.6660  decimal degrees

Note: Arid and sparsely populated area situated completely within the Sahara; inhabitants comprise nomadic and settled groups; area produces knives, tools, and silver jewelry; the Ahaggar plateau dominates central area of the department.

Names:
Tamanrasset (preferred,C,V)
Tamanrasset, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Tamanrasset (C,V)
Tamenghest (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Tamanghasset (C,V)
Wilaya de Tamanghasset (C,V)
Tamenghest 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 Tamanrasset (province)  ............  Tamanrasset (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Tamanghasset..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Tamanrasset..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 526
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 25 March 2015
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Tamanrasset, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Tamenghest..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 526
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-172
Tamenghest department..........  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Tamanghasset..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Wilaya de Tamanrasset..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 526
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-172
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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