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ID: 7001246
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001246

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Oran (inhabited place)  Oran (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 38 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Flourished by the 1400s; base for pirates; Moors lost city to Spain in 1509; fell to Turkey in 1708; became a naval base & modern port under France 1831; seized by Allied forces on November 10, 1942.

Names:
Oran (preferred,C,V,English-P)
Oran ()
Wahran (C,V)
Ouahran (C,V)
Urian (C,U,English)
אורן (C,U,Hebrew )

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Oran (province)  ............  Oran (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Oran (inhabited place)  ................  Oran (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since prehistoric times
city (C)  ............  founded as trade base 10th cen
department capital (C)
port (C)
commercial center (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
אורן..........  [IMJ]
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Oran..........  [GRLPSC, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 689-690
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 145
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 895
Ouahran..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
Urian..........  [IMJ]
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Wahran..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 689-690
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 895
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 689-690
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 145
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 895
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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