Takhemaret

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Takhemaret
Commune and town
Dz - 14 - Takhemaret.svg
Country  Algeria
Province Tiaret Province
Population (2008)
 • Total 34,124
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Takhemaret is a town and commune in Tiaret Province in north-western Algeria, about 65 km. southwest of the city of Tiaret. The 2008 census population was 34,124 in the commune, with 20,827 in the city. [1]

During Roman empire it was named Cohors Breucorum, a "castrum" (fort) near the Roman limes in Mauretania Caesariensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Communes of Algeria". Statoids. Retrieved December 12, 2010. 

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Coordinates: 35°06′26″N 0°41′00″E / 35.10722°N 0.68333°E / 35.10722; 0.68333