Haïdra

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Haïdra
Haïdra is located in Tunisia
Haïdra
Haïdra
Location in Tunisia
Coordinates: 35°34′N 8°28′E / 35.567°N 8.467°E / 35.567; 8.467
Country Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia
Governorate Kasserine Governorate
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,100
Time zone CET (UTC1)

Haïdra (Arabic: حيدرة‎) is a city in western Tunisia, which was founded as a Roman city originally named Ammaedara. One of the oldest Roman cities in Africa, it was built on the border between the valleys and the Berber tribes.

There are many ruins in the city, some of which include mausoleums, Byzantine fortresses, underground baths, and a church.

Notable people[edit]

Pr Ahmed Jdey (June 10, 1951 – July 20, 2012) is an author, historian, and professor.[1]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 35°34′N 8°28′E / 35.567°N 8.467°E / 35.567; 8.467