Forthassa Gharbia

Forthassa Gharbia is a small settlement in western Algeria near the Moroccan border, to the west of . During the French colonial era it was important as a military post.
32.8422° or 32° 50' 32.1" north
-1.2439° or 1° 14' 38.2" west
Open Location Code
1,431 metres (4,695 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1370724528
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: فرطاسة
  • English: Fortassa Gharbia
  • French: Forthassa
  • Forthassa Rharbia

In the Area



  • Military facility, 12 km west
  • Military facility, 14 km southwest
  • Military facility, 15 km southwest
  • Police station, 15 km southwest

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