|Tlemcen National Park|
|Location||Tlemcen Province, Algeria|
The Tlemcen National Park(Arabic:الحديقة الوطنية تلمسان) is one of the more recent national parks of Algeria. It is located in Tlemcen Province, named after Tlemcen, a city near this park. The park includes the forests of Ifri, Zariffet, and Aïn Fezza, the waterfalls and cliffs of El Awrit, and many archeological sites and the ruins of Mansoura, the ancient city on whose ruins Tlemcen was built, as well the Mosque of Sidi Boumediene, the patron saint of Tlemcen.
It is home to more than 141 species of animals, including 100 species of various birds, 16 species of mammals, 18 species of reptiles and 7 species of amphibians.
Oujda is a major Moroccan city in its northeast near the border with Algeria.
Algeria, since December 18, 2019, is divided into 58 wilayas (provinces). The 58 provinces are divided into 1541 baladiyahs (municipalities). The name of a province is always that of its capital city.
The national flag of Algeria consists of two equal vertical bars, green and white, charged in the center with a red star and crescent, a symbol of Islam as the nation's prominent faith. The flag was adopted on 3 July 1962. A similar version was used by the Algerian government in exile from 1958 to 1962. The Western blazon is per pale vert and argent; a crescent and star gules.
Tlemcen is the second-largest city in north-western Algeria after Oran, and capital of the Tlemcen Province. The city has developed leather, carpet and textile industries, which it exports through the port of Rachgoun. It had a population of 377,400 at the previous census, while the province had 1,302,000 inhabitants.
The Zayyanid dynasty or Abd al-Wadids was a Berber Zenata dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of Tlemcen, an area of northwestern Algeria, centered on Tlemcen. The territory stretched from Tlemcen to the Chelif bend and Algiers. The Zayyanid dynasty's rule lasted from 1235 to 1556.
Tlemcen is a province (wilaya) in northwestern Algeria. The Tlemcen National Park is located there.
Widad Athletic Tlemcen, known as WA Tlemcen or WAT for short, is an Algerian football club based in Tlemcen. The club was founded in 1962 and its colours are blue and white. Their home stadium, Stade Akid Lotfi, has a capacity of some 18,000 spectators. The club is currently playing in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2.
Colonel Lotfi Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Tlemcen, Algeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of WA Tlemcen. The stadium holds 18,000 people.
Nedroma is a city in Tlemcen Province, in northwestern Algeria, about 77 kilometres (48 mi) from Tlemcen. Once the capital of Trara, it was built on the ruins of a Berber town by Abd al-Mu'min the Almohad caliph. It has a great Islamic history, with its Great Mosque of Nedroma once containing the earliest surviving Almoravid minbar. Nedroma became a UNESCO World Heritage in 2002 for its cultural importance.
Algeria is the largest country in Africa; one of the main tourist attractions is the Sahara, the second largest desert in the world. Algeria has been a member of the World Tourism Organization since 1976. According to a report of the World Tourism Organization published in 2014, Algeria was the 4th largest tourist destination in Africa in 2013 with 2,7 million foreign tourists, and ranks 111th on the international tourism scene, according to the London-based World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC). The tourism sector in Algeria accounts for 3.9% of the volume of exports, 9.5% of the productive investment rate and 8.1% of the gross domestic product.
Kamel Habri is a retired Algerian international football player. He spent the majority of his career with his hometown club of WA Tlemcen. He also had 7 caps for the Algeria National Team and was a member of the team at the 1998 African Cup of Nations in Burkina Faso.
Samir Hadjaoui was an Algerian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Anwar Mohamed Boudjakdji is an Algerian football player who plays as a midfielder for WA Tlemcen in the Algerian Championnat National.
Beni Snous or Aït Snous is a town and commune in Tlemcen Province in northwestern Algeria.
The Fall of Tlemcen occurred in 1518, when the Ottoman admiral Oruç Barbarossa captured the city of Tlemcen from its sultan, Abu Zayan, the last member of the Banu Zayan lineage.
Mansourah is a town and commune in Tlemcen Province in Northwestern Algeria. The town is the seat of Mansourah District.
Ali Dahleb is a retired Algerian international football player.
Mansourah Mosque is a ruined historic mosque in the city of Mansourah, Algeria, dates back to the Marinid dynasty. It consists of a part of the Mansourah Castle. The excavation has revealed regarding the design of the mosque that it was built by the Sultan Abu Yakub in 1303, and the decoration of the main gate was done by Abu al-Hassan in 1336. Inside the yard there are 13 doors which surrounded by the wall, and a sahn with a fountain in the middle. The sahn is surrounded by three corridors, of which employ similar tilework with the prayer hall. The prayer hall is connected directly to the sahn and contains tilework similar to the qibla wall, the design which can be observed as well on the 13th-century Baybars Mosque in Samarra. The main entrance to the mosque leads to the iconic minaret as well, which is square-shaped, inspired by the minarets built by the Almohads in North Africa and Iberia, and reaches 38 meters.
In the 2011–12 season, WA Tlemcen is competing in the Ligue 1 for the 27th season, as well as the Algerian Cup. It is their 3rd consecutive season in the top flight of Algerian football. They will be competing in Ligue 1, and the Algerian Cup.
The Campaign of Tlemcen (1551) was a military operation led by the Regency of Algiers under Hasan Pasha and his ally Abdelaziz, following the capture of Tlemcen by the Saadi Sultanate in June 1550.