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Bazar / ⴱⴰⵣⴰⵔ
(Roman Tipasa)
Tipaza is located in Algeria
Location in Algeria
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
Country Algeria
Province Tipaza
District Tipaza
Population (2008)
 • Total 25,225
Official name Tipasa
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, iv
Designated 1982 (6th session)
Reference no. 193
State Party  Algeria
Region Arab States
Endangered 2002–2006
Tipaza Lighthouse
Phare de Tipaza.JPG
Tipaza Lighthouse and the promontory
Tipaza is located in Algeria
Location Tipaza
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]
Light source main power
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]
Managing agent Office 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.