Berrouaghia is a town and commune in Médéa Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 58,780.[1]

Berrouaghia
البرواقية
Birwaghia
Commune and town
Berrouaghia
Berrouaghia
Nickname(s): 
Tanaramusa
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Berrouaghia is located in Algeria
Berrouaghia
Berrouaghia
Coordinates: 36°08′N 2°55′E / 36.133°N 2.917°E / 36.133; 2.917
Country Algeria
ProvinceMédéa Province
Population
 (2008)
 • Total60,152
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
CP
26200

Notable peopleEdit

HistoryEdit

Berrouaghia was during the Roman Empire called Tanaramusa Castra. Tanaramusa was an ancient Roman town that was the seat of an early Christian Bishopric, in North Africa.[2][3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Algeria Municipalities". www.statoids.com. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  2. ^ "Titulare T". www.apostolische-nachfolge.de. Archived from the original on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  3. ^ Eintrag at gcatholic.org.
  4. ^ Cheney, David M. "Tanaramusa (Titular See) [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2018-01-29.

Coordinates: 36°08′N 2°55′E / 36.133°N 2.917°E / 36.133; 2.917