Tebessa

Tebessa

Tébessa (Berber: ⵜⴱⴻⵙⴰ Tbessa or Tibesti, Arabic: تبسة‎), is the capital city of Tébessa Province, in the Shawi region of Algeria, 20 kilometers west from the border with Tunisia. Nearby is also a phosphate mine. The city is famous for the traditional Algerian carpets in the region, and is home to over 634,332 people (in 2007).

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