Tlemcen National Park

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Tlemcen National Park
IUCN category II (national park)

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A Ruin of Mansoura
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Location Tlemcen Province, Algeria
Nearest city Tlemcen
Coordinates 34°53′N1°18′W / 34.883°N 1.300°W / 34.883; -1.300 Coordinates: 34°53′N1°18′W / 34.883°N 1.300°W / 34.883; -1.300
Area 82.25 km²
Established 1993

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.

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