Sites & cities that bear the name of Tébessa


Today in : Algeria
First trace of activity : ca. 9th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Ἑκατομπύλη, Hekatompýlē, Θεβέστη, Thebéstē, Theveste, تبسة‎ , Tibissa, Tbessa, Tibesti, Tibest, Tebest

Description : Tébessa or Tebessa, the classical Theveste, is the capital city of Tébessa Province region of northeastern Algeria. It hosts several historical landmarks, the most important one being the wall that surrounds the city and its gates. The city is also known for its traditional Algerian carpets. Tébessa was home to over 190,000 people in 2007.

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