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ID: 1000799
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000799

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 006 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 6.1660  decimal degrees

Note: Located in southeast Algeria on Nigerian, Tunisian, and Libyan borders; contains many natural gas fields; most of the department's inhabitants live in Wargla town and Touggourt; mainly trades woolen carpets and basketry.

Names:
Ouargla (preferred,C,V)
Ouargla, Wilaya de (C,V)
Wilaya de Ouargla (C,V)
Wargla (C,V)  ............ after 1981
Wargla 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 Ouargla (province)  ............  Ouargla (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Ouargla..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
Ouargla, Wilaya de..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wargla..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-188
Wargla department..........  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wilaya de Ouargla..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) IX, 9
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 February 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-188
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 31
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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