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City in northwestern Algeria with 180,000 inhabitants (2003 estimate), in the Tlemcen Mountains, at an elevation of 807 metres.
It is the capital of Tlemcen province with 940,000 inhabitants (2005 estimate) and an area of 9,061 km².
The Ottomans of Tlemcen favoured a cooperation with the French, the Berbers for a union with Morocco.
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  Tlemcen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tlemcen was founded by the Romans in the 4th century C.E. under the name of Pomaria as a military outpost on the Berber frontier, in the province of Mauretania Caesariensis.
Tlemcen was the capital of the Abd-el-Wadid (Ziyyanids) kingdom of Tlemcen, whose flag was a blue crescent pointing upwards on a white field.
In 1553, the kingdom of Tlemcen came under the protection of the Ottoman Empire, which was fighting a naval war against the Spaniards across the Mediterranean, and the Kingdom of Tlemcen became another vassal of the Sultan in Constantinople.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tlemcen   (768 words)

 Tlemcen - Encyclopedia.com
Tlemcen has numerous splendid mosques and retains the atmosphere of medieval Muslim life.
BEST MONUMENT The town of Tlemcen, in the west of the country, was founded in the 11th century as the Almoravid capital of Algeria.
Sixty-nine rebels were killed in the western provinces of Sidi Bel Abbes and Tlemcen where Muslim guerrillas have focused many of their ambushes and attacks on civilians in the past two months.
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Tlemcen flourished as the capital of central Magreb under the rule of the Zianid dynasty which dominated trans-Saharan trade.
Throughout this period Tlemcen was dominated alternately by the Merinids of Fez and Hafsids of Tunis.
The French invasion of Tlemcen in 1830 divided the city into two camps, the pro-French Kouloughlis, the mixed-race descendants of Turkish-Arab intermarriages, and the Berber and Arab partisans of Emir Abdel Kadir.
www.arab.net /algeria/aa_tlemcen.htm   (436 words)

Victor, Bishop of Tlemcen, assisted at the Council of Carthage (411); Honoratus (484) was exiled by King Huneric for denying Arianism.
Until 1254 Christian troops were in the service of the Moorish kings of Tlemcen; from a Bull of Nicholas IV (1290) it is evident that a bishop of Morocco, legate of the Holy See, had jurisdiction over this region, ravaged by a
The expedition which Comte d'Alcaudette, captain general from 1534 to 1558, led against Tlemcen (1543) was in fact a crusade.
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 TLEMCEN - Online Information article about TLEMCEN
From Tlemcen the railway is continued westward to the Moroccan frontier at Lalla Maghnia, a distance of 44 M.
pasha of Algiers, captured Tlemcen and the Sultanate of Tagrart, as it was still frequently called, came to an end.
commune of Tlemcen, which includes a number of villages near the city, had a population (1906) of 39,757, and the arrondissement, which includes nine communes, 149,467.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /THE_TOO/TLEMCEN.html   (2273 words)

 ejge paper 2005 -0530
The mounts of Tlemcen (southern of the area) consist of mainly carbonated soil formed during the Jurassic superior.
In the area of Tlemcen, the marls are in contact with the likings and between them we have noticed at a flow in the underground which generates dissolution of the limestone of the rock formations and its deposit in the marls.
We have presented an approach to analyse the variability of the swelling parameters for the Tlemcen-Mansourah-Chetouanne area known as area of Tlemcen by using the G.I.S. The results obtained primarily highlight the expansive behaviour of the marls in the area and especially in the new extension of the city.
www.ejge.com /2005/Ppr0530/Ppr0530.htm   (3560 words)

 Sossie Andezian - The Significance of Sufism in Algeria in the aftermath of Independence - PASSIA
Tlemcen is a modern city which managed to keep its medieval character and its local traditions.
In the different backgrounds of the area of Tlemcen, whether feminine or masculine, rural or urban, the practice of Mysticism in the eighties, whether individual or collective, informal or organized, was performed in three contexts: individual visits to the shrines, feminine assemblies of the prayer of dhikr, groups affiliated to brotherhoods.
The relationship with the saints is characterized by the practice of the ziyara or visit, a term which refers to the system of relations that women and men entertain with supernatural beings or their representatives, in order to address them demands.
www.passia.org /meetings/rsunit/2002/Sufism-minutes3.htm   (5247 words)

 Tlemcen --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Tlemcen is backed by the cliffs of the well-watered Tlemcen Mountains and overlooks the fertile Hennaya and Maghnia plains.
Lying at an elevation of 2,648 feet (807 m), Tlemcen is located sufficiently inland to avoid the humidity of the Mediterranean coast but is near enough to receive cooling sea breezes in summer.
It was under the rulers of Tlemcen in the 15th century and fell to corsairs in 1492.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9072685?tocId=9072685   (403 words)

 Abdalwadid Kingdom of Tlemcen (Northern Africa, 1235-1550)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tlemcen, now called Tilimsi since the Algerian toponymic reform, was the capital of Central Maghreb, ruled by the Abdalwadid dynasty, in the XIVth-XVIth centuries.
In the Catalan Atlas, the flag of Tlemcen is silver with a fl crescent.
A flag of Tlemcen, a blue crescent pointing upwards on an white field, is shown by Znamierowski [zna99], who does not give precise sources for the flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/dz_tlem.html   (218 words)

 Houses / homes / Real Estate for sale or rent in Tlemcen, Algeria - PropertyWorld.com
If you are considering buying real estate in Tlemcen or anywhere else for that matter, the most widely used method of borrowing the funds to make the purchase is a mortgage.
A mortgage is often used to fund the purchase of a house, home, apartment or villa to be used as vacation rentals.
If you are considering buying real estate in Tlemcen, Algeria or anywhere else for that matter, the most widely used method of borrowing the funds to make the purchase is a mortgage.
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 Middle East Online
TLEMCEN, Algeria - Some 130 Algerian-born French Jews returned to their home city for the first time in more than four decades Sunday to a euphoric welcome by residents and with the official blessing of the Algerian government.
Set amid olive groves and vineyards, Tlemcen is one of Algeria's most important Islamic cities with many vestiges of Ottoman architecture.
The tomb was recently renovated at the initiative of Bouteflika, whose family is also from Tlemcen.
www.middle-east-online.com /english?id=13572   (330 words)

 Tlemcen, Algeria
Tlemcen is famous for olives and wine, carpets and leather textiles.
Tlemcen is connected with other towns by road and rail.
Tlemcen is an eye-catching city with a combination of Islamic and French architecture.
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In Tlemcen you'll find the most outstanding mosques of Algeria, and the French part of the city reigns among the nicest in the whole of North Africa.
Toward the end of the 13th century the Merinids of Fez waged war against the Zianids for domination of the Magreb and laid siege to Tlemcen in 1299, actually constructing the city of Mansourah outside the walls of the city.
The struggle between the Zianids and Merinids continued for decades and Tlemcen was besieged again in 1337 and 1359 until finally Tlemcen fell and the Merinids returned to rule from Mansourah.
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 Chancroid in Tlemcen (West Algeria): state of this STD in 1995.
Chancroid in Tlemcen (West Algeria): state of this STD in 1995.
Boudghene-Stamboul IO; Merad-Boudia A; Stanbouli Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University; Hospital Of Tlemcen, Algeria.
In the unique department of Dermatology and Venereglogy of the county of Tlemcen (more than 700,000 inhabitants we wanted to know the state of this STD seven years after then report of the first cases.
www.aegis.com /aidsline/1997/jan/M9715751.html   (456 words)

 Algeria - History
In January 1836 Marshall Clausel undertook an expedition against Tlemcen, which he took and garrisoned.
Tekedemt, the principal stronghold of Abd-el-Kader, was destroyed, and the citadel blown up; Mascara was taken; and Saida, the only remaining fortress in the possession of the emir, was entirely demolished.
In January 1842 the town of Tlemcen was taken, and ten days afterwards the fort of Tafna, which was demolished.
www.1902-encyclopedia.com /A/ALG/algeria-14.html   (5602 words)

 Le site de Djamila
Located at the West of the country, Tlemcen is a historical city and traditions.
Initially shepherd, this Spanish goes to Fès, then in Tlemcen, before gaining Mecque where it meets the large mystic Abdelkader El-Gilani, of which he becomes an enthusiastic disciple.
It is in Tlemcen that created for itself a new musical kind " the haouzi ", halfway between the Andalusian music and the music Bedouin, with Algerian words.
users.antrasite.be /ppoisse/English/tlemcenbis.htm   (304 words)

 The Mother,Life Sketch,Tlemcen,Integral yoga , Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Some of them seem rather incredible, and yet they become authentic by the very fact that the Mother herself relates them, because her attitude towards 'miracles' was very conservative and she had no interest in the sensational.
The administrator of Tlemcen had ordered pine trees to be planted on the surrounding hills to prevent the river from drying up.
When the Mother left Tlemcen after the completion of her training, Max Theon accompanied her on the journey, since he wanted to travel through Europe.
www.searchforlight.org /TheMother_lifeSketchpart3.htm   (1589 words)

 Welcome to Atlasian Cellars-Fine Algerian Wines
In the 16th Century, Leon the African wrote that the town of Tlemcen was surrounded by trellises which produced grapes of a strong and delicate taste.
The region of Tlemcen is situated 500 km west of Algiers.
The vines, covering 1500 ha, are situated on the mountains at an altitude of between 600 and 800 metres, the climate is cool and dry.
www.algerianwine.com /tlemcen.html   (332 words)

 Today, the Mosque is situated beside a splendid boulevard, with an eye catching minaret, whose facades are richly ...
Regardless of the political importance of the Almoravids, which was very closely linked to the personality of Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1060-1106), only a small number of buildings from their era have survived.
The town Tlemcen was founded in the eighth century on the ruins of the Roman city of Pomaria although it did not rise to prominence until the Almoravids period in the eleventh century.
The mihrab of the Great Mosque of Tlemcen is in fact inspired by on that of the Great Mosque of Cordoba (in Al-Hakam II's extension of 962-966), with its horseshoe-shaped opening and its polygonal niche.
www.islamicarchitecture.org /architecture/greatmosqueoftlemcen.html   (950 words)

It is the capital of the district, exporting blankets, carpets, olive oil, leather and esparto grass through the port of Rashgun.
The union evolved in the 13th century as the town of Tlemcen (from the Berber tilmisane, "springs," for the local perennial springs).
Tlemcen was the capital of the 'Abd-el-Wadid kingdom of Tilimsan from the 13th to the 15th century.
www.awg.faithweb.com /en/wilaya/tlemcen.html   (238 words)

 Tlemcen-DZ.com - Site sur la ville de Tlemcen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Avec d'ambitieux programmes en perspective, Tlemcen sera une destination touristique
Un point qui vaut son pesant d'or pour Tlemcen
Tlemcen : Le mariage entre hier et aujourd'hui
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 Musics of Algeria: Selected Recordings [MESA Bulletin, July 1995]
The two oldest centers of Andalusian classical music are Constantine and Tlemcen; Algiers emerged as a third important site under the influence of the Tlemcenian school, but unlike Tlemcen it developed within a context that included strong Ottoman influences.
The Hawzii tradition of Tlemcen, for example, is understood to be an Andalusian-style tradition sung in the regional dialect of northwest Algeria.
The region of Tlemcen is in fact quite rare in possessing a continuous written colloquial poetic tradition dating back several centuries.
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Painted coral red, resembling somewhat a Moorish manor, the house rose in tiers of small courtyards and terraces, covered or open, from where the eye could see clear to the distant horizon.
From the house and from the garden equally, the view to the west stretched to where Tlemcen stood out, then beyond to the valleys and the plains that extended away to the faraway sea - which, it was said, could be glimpsed on a clear day.
For example, the Cascades d'EI Ourit are seven kilometres from the town and the road to them skirted Théon's park; a metal bridge that still clings to a mountain-side is said to have been constructed by none other than Eiffel!
www.kheper.net /topics/Theon/Tlemcen.html   (825 words)

 Mirra Alfassa Morriset
After several years and two long visits (in 1905 and 1906, or perhaps 1906 and 1907) to his estate in Zarif, a suburb of Tlemcen, Algeria (during this time she was married to the artist Henri Morriset), Mirra had mastered occultism.
In 1914, she visited the French colonial city of Pondicherry in India, where she met Sri Aurobindo, who had sought refuge there from the British.
During all these years she would sometimes relate anecdotes of her time spent at Tlemcen with the Théons.
www.kheper.net /topics/Theon/Mirra.htm   (806 words)

 ejge paper 2005-0535
It is well known that the soil properties variability have a great influence on the assessment of the swelling parameters.
The present work aims to analyze the bi-dimensional (2D) variability of the swelling parameters of a soil located in ex-ITE (Tlemcen) through a probabilistic method based on a random description of the soil properties variability.
This method allows the identification of the swelling parameters in many areas where no information on the soil properties is available.
www.ejge.com /2005/Ppr0535/Ppr0535.htm   (2201 words)

 Tlemcen Getting There
Buses and trains connect Tlemcen well with the rest of Algeria.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
www.world66.com /africa/algeria/tlemcen/gettingthere   (62 words)

 Documents from Old Jewish Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tlemcen was a small community which never exceeded 6000 people.
This is a document of protection against evil for a newborn and its mother by the city's burial society.
This second document is called "Sefer Shirot Ve'Tishbakhot" and is liturgical poems to be recited on festival holidays by the Jews of Tlemcen.
www.sephardicstudies.org /hevra.html   (158 words)

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