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|Motto: "From the people, for the people"|
Location of Taher in the Jijel Province
|• Mayor||Hafid Boumahrouk (RND)|
|• Total||2,504 sq mi (64,86 km2)|
|• Total||78,500 |
|• Density||31,350/sq mi (1,210,3/km2)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|ISO 3166 code||CP|
Taher (Arabic: الطاهير, Al-Tahir; Algerian Arabic: أطًهير), is Algerian city, the industrial center of Jijel Province, with its industrial area of Ouled Salah, the airport of Achouat-Ferhat Abbas and the port of Djen Djen.
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The municipality of Taher is located in the north of Jijel Province.
Localities of the town
Taher is composed of several locations:
The present city is located on the site of an ancient city - dating back to Ottoman period - it was built on aboriginal lands hunted in the nearby mountains, after the revolt of 1871 (see revolt Mokrani) time of occupation of Algeria by France, whose population was expropriated, including: the plain of Oued Djen-djen, Telata, the Ouled Bel Afou, Wadi Nile Beni Afar, Beni Siar, Beni khatab, and the immediate vicinity of the The current city
- Ferhat Abbas, first president of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic.
- Dekhli Mokhtar, one fighter of the FLN in Taher and the Algerian east.
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