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ID: 1000798
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000798

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.6660  decimal degrees
Long: 000 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Northwest Algeria; Djebel Murdjadjo west of Oran city has oak and pine trees; Sebkha d'Oran lies in the southwest; rural sections cultivate grapes, olives, citrus fruits, vegetables, and cereals; more than half of the department's population lives in the city of Oran.

Names:
Oran (preferred,C,V)
Oran, Wilaya d' (C,V)
Wilaya d'Oran (C,V)
Departement d’ Oran (C,V)
Wahran (C,V)
Wahran 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 Oran (province)  ............  Oran (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Departement d’ Oran..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Oran..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Oran, Wilaya d'..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wahran..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-187
Wahran department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya d'Oran..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) VIII, 976
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-187
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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