Beni Snous or Aït Snous (in berber: ⴰⵢⵜ ⵙⵏⵓⵙ, Ayt Snus[1] and in Arabic: بني سنوس‎) is a town and commune in Tlemcen Province in northwestern Algeria.[2]

Beni Snous

بني سنوس

Ayt Snus
Commune and town
Beni Snous
Beni Snous
DZ-13-17 - Beni Snous - Wilaya Tlemcen.svg
Beni Snous is located in Algeria
Beni Snous
Beni Snous
Coordinates: 34°38′34.76″N 1°33′41.22″W / 34.6429889°N 1.5614500°W / 34.6429889; -1.5614500
Country Algeria
ProvinceTlemcen Province
DistrictBeni Snous District
Population
(2008)
 • Total11,318
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal Code
13037

Contents

SituationEdit

Beni Snous Commune's territory is situated in the west of the wilaya of Tlemcen. The city of El Fahs (Beni Hammou), is situated at 41 km in the South-West of Tlemcen.

Relief and hydrographyEdit

The municipality of Beni Snous is situated on the monts de Tlemcen (Mounts of Tlemcen)

Localities of the municipalityEdit

In 1984, the commune of Beni Snous is constituted from the following localities:[3]

  • El-Fahs (chef-lieu)
  • Menzel
  • Khémis
  • Ouled Moussa
  • Ouled Arbi
  • Béni Achir
  • Mzoughen Aimani
  • Sidi Larbi
  • Mazer
  • Ouled Bouchama
  • Béni Zidaz
  • Gasba

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [http://www.centrederechercheberbere.fr/snous.html Le dialecte berbère des Beni Snous (Algérie), sur le site du centre de recherche berbère
  2. ^ "Communes of Algeria". Statoids. Archived from the original on 29 November 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2010.
  3. ^ Décret n°84-365 fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriales des communes (wilaya de Tlemcen), Journal officiel de la République algérienne, 19 décembre 1984, p. 1500

Coordinates: 34°40′48″N 1°28′23″W / 34.68000°N 1.47306°W / 34.68000; -1.47306