Tafraoui

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Tafraoui
بلدية طفراوي
Commune of Tafraoui
Location of Tafraoui within Oran Province
Location of Tafraoui within Oran Province
Tafraoui is located in Algeria
Tafraoui
Tafraoui
Location of Tafraoui within Algeria
Coordinates: 35°29′N 0°31′W / 35.483°N 0.517°W / 35.483; -0.517Coordinates: 35°29′N 0°31′W / 35.483°N 0.517°W / 35.483; -0.517
Country Algeria
ProvinceOran
DistrictOued Tlélat
Government
 • PMA Seats7
Area
 • Total182 km2 (70 sq mi)
Elevation
173 m (568 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total11,600
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal code
31160
ONS code3112

Tafraoui is a municipality in Oran Province, Algeria close to the city of Oran. There is an airport with the same name. Capturing Tafaraoui Airport was a part of Operation Torch in the World War II.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walling, Michael G. (2017). Bloodstained Sands: U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War II. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 75. ISBN 9781472814418.