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Commune and town
28 MTarfa.svg
Country  Algeria
Province M'Sila Province
Population (2008)
 • Total 8,704
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

M'Tarfa is a town and commune in M'Sila Province, Algeria. The commune is approximately 223 square kilometers in area. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 7,621.[1] The 2008 census showed that the population had increased to 8,704, an increase of +0.59% per year.[2] The commune has a desert climate and receives very little rainfall.[3]


Coordinates: 35°41′58″N 4°37′03″E / 35.69944°N 4.61750°E / 35.69944; 4.61750