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Africa, Northern MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Africa, Northern
Tree Number(s)
Z01.058.266
Unique ID
D000352
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000352
Annotation
a geographic area; prefer specific countries; titles often refer to the Maghreb or Maghrib, the Arabic name for Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia & sometimes Libya collectively: check text for possible specificity, otherwise index under AFRICA, NORTHERN
Scope Note
The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa or the Maghreb.
Entry Term(s)
Maghreb
Maghrib
North Africa
Northern Africa
Sahara
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Africa, Northern Preferred
Sahara Narrower
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