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Tipaza

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Tipaza

Bazar / ⴱⴰⵣⴰⵔ

(Roman Tipasa)
Tipazay.JPG
Tipaza is located in Algeria
Tipaza
Tipaza
Location in Algeria
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CountryAlgeria
ProvinceTipaza
DistrictTipaza
Population
(2008)
 • Total25,225
Official nameTipasa
TypeCultural
Criteriaiii, iv
Designated1982 (6th session)
Reference no.193
State Party Algeria
RegionArab States
Endangered2002–2006
Tipaza Lighthouse
Phare de Tipaza.JPG
Tipaza Lighthouse and the promontory
Tipaza is located in Algeria
Tipaza
Algeria
LocationTipaza
Algeria
Coordinates36°35′49.66″N 2°26′51.62″E / 36.5971278°N 2.4476722°E / 36.5971278; 2.4476722
Year first constructed1867[1]
Foundationmasonry base
Constructionmasonry tower
Tower shapesquare prism tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower, dark green lantern
Height13.58 metres (44.6 ft)[1]
Focal height34.08 metres (111.8 ft)[1]
Light sourcemain power
Range18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)[1]
CharacteristicOc W 4s.[2]
Admiralty numberE6630
NGA number22444
ARLHS numberALG-053[3]
Managing agentOffice Nationale de Signalisation Maritime

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Tipaza". Office Nationale de Signalisation Maritime. Ministere des Travaux Publics. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  2. List of Lights, Pub. 113: The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2015.
  3. "Western Algeria". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 3 May 2017.