Théniet El Had National Park

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Théniet El Had National Park
Theniet El Had National Park.JPG
Inside a forest within the park
Highest point
PeakRas el Braret
Elevation 1,787 m (5,863 ft)
Geography
CountryAlgeria
IUCN category II (national park)
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EL MEDDAD National Park in Algeria
Location Tissemsilt Province, Algeria
Nearest city Théniet El Haâd
Coordinates 35°40′N01°49′E / 35.667°N 1.817°E / 35.667; 1.817 Coordinates: 35°40′N01°49′E / 35.667°N 1.817°E / 35.667; 1.817
Area36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Established1983 (Protected from 1929)

The Théniet El Had National Park is one of the 10 national parks of Algeria. It is located in Tissemsilt Province, named after Théniet El Haâd, a town near this park.

Description

It has several forests, and it is located in the foothills of the highest peak (1.985 meter/ 6.512 feet high) of the Ouarsenis mountain chain in the Tell Atlas; home to a diversified flora and fauna. The park is a popular hiking destination for many Algerians.


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