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A Ruin of Mansoura
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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.
Tlemcen is a province (wilaya) in northwestern Algeria. The Tlemcen National Park is located there.
A forest is a large area dominated by trees. Hundreds of more precise definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function. According to the widely used Food and Agriculture Organization definition, forests covered 4 billion hectares (9.9×109 acres) (15 million square miles) or approximately 30 percent of the world's land area in 2006.
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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.
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Mansourah is a town and commune in Tlemcen Province in Northwestern Algeria. The town is the seat of Mansourah District.
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