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Bazar / ⴱⴰⵣⴰⵔ

(Roman Tipasa)
Coordinates: 36°35′31″N 2°26′58″E / 36.59194°N 2.44944°E / 36.59194; 2.44944Coordinates: 36°35′31″N 2°26′58″E / 36.59194°N 2.44944°E / 36.59194; 2.44944
CountryAlgeria
ProvinceTipaza
DistrictTipaza
Population
 (2008)
 • Total25,225
Official name: Tipasa
Type:Cultural
Criteria:iii, iv
Designated:1982 (6th session)
Reference #:193
State Party: Algeria
Region:Arab States
Endangered:2002–2006
Tipaza Lighthouse
Phare de Tipaza.JPG
Tipaza Lighthouse and the promontory
Algeria
Location Tipaza
Algeria
Coordinates 36°35′49.66″N 2°26′51.62″E / 36.5971278°N 2.4476722°E / 36.5971278; 2.4476722
Year first constructed 1867[1]
Foundation masonry base
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape square prism tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, dark green lantern
Height 13.58 metres (44.6 ft)[1]
Focal height 34.08 metres (111.8 ft)[1]
Range 18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)[1]
Characteristic Oc W 4s.[2]
Admiralty number E6630
NGA number 22444
ARLHS number ALG-053[3]

Tipaza is a town on the coast of Algeria. It is the capital of the Tipaza Province. It was formed in 1857. It is known for its sandy beach and ancient ruins.

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