Ouyoun El Assafir

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Ouyoun El Assafir
Official seal of Ouyoun El Assafir
Nickname(s): ﺮﻴﻓ ﺎﺼﻌﻟا نﻮﻴﻋ
Dz - 05-12 Ouyoun El Assafir - Wilaya de Batna map.svg
Country Algeria
Province Batna
Time zone West Africa Time (UTC+1)

Ouyoun El Assafir is a town in the Batna Province, in north-eastern Algeria. Coordinates: 35°31′16″N 6°22′47″E / 35.52111°N 6.37972°E / 35.52111; 6.37972

The municipality of fr:Ouyoun El Assafir is located east of the province of Batna.

In 1891, during colonization, Sidi Mancar was incorporated into Laveran commune. In 1958, the city was incorporated into the department of Batna. After independence in 1963, Laveran was attached to the commune of Lambèse then linked to that of Timgad.[1]

In 1984, Ouyoun El Assafir was made a town in itself, and consists of thirteen communities.


  1. ^ Atlas of Algeria 1830-1960, Editions Archives & Culture February 2011 p80.