Sites & cities that bear the name of Tipasa


Today in : Algeria
First trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Recorded names : Tefassed, Tefessedt, Colonia Aelia Tipasensis, Tipasitani, Tipasenses, Bazar, ⴱⴰⵣⴰⵔ, تيپازة, Tipasa in Mauretania, Tipaza

Description : Tipaza (formerly Tefessedt, Chenoua-Berber: Bazar, ⴱⴰⵣⴰⵔ, Arabic: تيپازة‎) is the Berber-speaking city and capital of the Tipaza Province, Algeria. When it was part of the Roman Empire, it was called Tipasa. The modern town was founded in 1857, and is chiefly remarkable for its ancient ruins and sandy littoral.

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