Sites & cities that bear the name of Altava


Today in : Algeria
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8th century C.E
Recorded names : Lamoricière

Description : Altava was an ancient Romano-Berber city in present-day Algeria. It served as the capital of the ancient Berber Kingdom of Altava. During the French presence, the town was called Lamoriciere. It was situated in the modern Ouled Mimoun near Tlemcen.

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