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Coordinates: 36°28′N 002°45′E / 36.467°N 2.750°E / 36.467; 2.750

Commune and town
Chiffa mountain.jpg
Country  Algeria
Province Blida Province
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Chiffa is a town and gorge in the Tell Atlas Mountains of northern Algeria.[1] This gorge is one of the few habitat areas in Algeria that supports a sub-population of the Barbary macaque, Macaca sylvanus.[2]


  1. ^ George Wingrove Cooke (1860) Conquest and Colonisation in North Africa: Being the Substance of a Series of Letters from Algeria, published by W. Blackwood and Sons, 246 pages
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan, (2008) Barbary Macaque: Macaca sylvanus,, ed. Nicklas Stromberg Archived April 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

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