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Kasbah of Melouka

Kasbah of Melouka

Kasbah of Melouka is a historical Ksar (fortified village) located in Melouka, Ouled Ahmed Timmi, Touat region in Adrar Province in Algeria. It was built in the early 11th century AD. The Kasbah houses a treasury filled with manuscripts that represent the cultural and scientific heritage of the area.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Adrar Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 11th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: The foggaras oasis and ksour of the Grand Erg Occidental

Date of Submission: 2002

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