El Atteuf

El Atteuf

El Atteuf, or Tajnint, is a town located in Ghardaia Province, Algeria. The town is distinguished by its history associated with the M'zab Valley, as it is considered one of the oldest towns founded by the Mozabites (Ibadi Berbers) in the region. El Atteuf was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982, as part of ​M'Zab Valley.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Ghardaia Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 11th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: M’Zab Valley

Date of Inscription: 1982

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