Teniet El Abed

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Teniet El Abed
ثية العابد
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Teniet El Abed is located in Algeria
Teniet El Abed
Teniet El Abed
Coordinates: 34°14′49″N 6°11′26″E / 34.24694°N 6.19056°E / 34.24694; 6.19056
Country  Algeria
Province Batna
Population (2008)
 • Total 11,338
Time zone West Africa Time (UTC+1)

Teniet El Abed (Arabic: نية العابد‎) is a town in the Aurès Mountains of northeastern Algeria. As of 2008 it had a population of 11,338 people. It is located along Naitonal Route 49, 59 kilometres (37 mi) south of Batna, 76 kilometres (47 mi) northeast of Biskra, and 122 kilometres (76 mi) west of Khenchela.

History[edit]

On January 4, 2003. the Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC) ambushed a military convoy at Teniet El-Abed, killing 43 soldiers and wounding 19.[1]

Villages[edit]

The commune of Teniet El Abed consists of 25 localities[2]

  • Aïn Bendou
  • Bali (or Baâli)
  • Boughrara
  • Draa Taga
  • Guerza
  • Halaoua Fedj El Kadi
  • Khirbèche
  • Hidous
  • Lakhouada
  • M'Zatra
  • Moulia
  • Ouassas
  • Ouled Azzous
  • Ouled Malem
  • Ouled Si Abbès
  • Sara
  • Tafrount
  • Tanakaret
  • Taouzient El Kantara
  • Tazourit
  • Tchaghat
  • Teniet El Abed
  • Tizougaghine
  • Tizribine
  • Tleth

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vinding, Diana (1 September 2003). The Indigenous World 2002-2003. IWGIA. p. 352. ISBN 978-87-90730-74-1. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya de Batna". Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 19 December 1984. p. 1479. 
  3. ^ Horne, Alistair (25 January 1979). A savage war of peace: Algeria, 1954-1962. Penguin Books. p. 88. Retrieved 27 January 2013.