Thénia District

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Thénia District
دائرة الثنية
Algeria 35 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting Boumerdès Province
Country Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
Province Boumerdès
District seat Thénia
Population
 (1998)
  Total52,448
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Municipalities 4

Thénia is a district in Boumerdès Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Thénia which, under French rule, was called Ménerville.

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Municipalities

The district is further divided into 4 municipalities:

Villages

The villages of Thénia District are:

Zawiya

History

French conquest

Algerian Revolution

Salafist terrorism

Rivers

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Isser River

This district is crossed by several rivers:

Dams

Meraldene Dam Barrage de Thenia, Bourdine, Mraldene, Gueddara, Mehrene, Aith Aicha, Basse Kabylie, Boumerdes.jpg
Meraldene Dam

This district has two dams:

Football clubs

ClubDivisionLevelLocationLogo
CMB Thénia Ligue Régional II 5 Thénia
O Souk El Had Ligue de Football de la Wilaya3 Souk El Had Orange rectangle.svg
CS Ammal Ligue de Football de la Wilaya 5 Ammal Orange rectangle.svg
IRB Souk El Had Ligue de Football de la Wilaya3 Souk El Had Orange rectangle.svg
US Beni Amrane Ligue de Football de la Wilaya3 Beni Amrane Orange rectangle.svg

Notable people

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