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Algeria, Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad

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Location Commune of Maadid "Bechara", Wilaya (province) of M'Sila, Algeria
Coordinates N35 49 6.384 E4 47 12.624
Type Cultural
Date of Inscription 1980

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/102 )

In a mountainous site of extraordinary beauty, the ruins of the first capital of the Hammadid emirs, founded in 1007 and demolished in 1152, provide an authentic picture of a fortified Muslim city. The mosque, whose prayer room has 13 aisles with eight bays, is one of the largest in Algeria.

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