Taher

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Taher
الطاهير
Tahir
City and Common
Taher
Taher
Motto: "From the people, for the people"
Location of Taher in the Jijel Province
Location of Taher in the Jijel Province
Taher is located in Algeria
Taher
Taher
Location of Taher in the Algeria
Coordinates: 36°46′19″N 5°53′54″E / 36.77194°N 5.89833°E / 36.77194; 5.89833Coordinates: 36°46′19″N 5°53′54″E / 36.77194°N 5.89833°E / 36.77194; 5.89833
Country  Algeria
Province Jijel Province
District Taher District
APC 2012-2017
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Hafid Boumahrouk[1] (RND)
Area
 • Total 2,504 sq mi (64,86 km2)
Population (2008)
 • Total 78,500 [2]
 • Density 31,350/sq mi (1,210,3/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postal code 18200
18002
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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Situation[edit]

The municipality of Taher is located in the north of Jijel Province.

Localities of the town[edit]

Taher is composed of several locations:

History[edit]

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

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