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Ksar of Tamentit

Ksar of Tamentit

Ksar of Tamentit is a historical fortified village located in Adrar Province, Algeria. The history of the village dates back to the 10th or 11th century AD, when the village of Tamentit was a focus of attention for the tribes because of its strategic location in the areas of water availability in the heart of the desert.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Adrar Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 10th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Berber

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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