National park in the Sahara Desert in Algeria, including prehistoric cave art
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
Aerial photograph of Tassili n'Ajjer
|Includes||Tassili National Park, La Vallée d'Iherir Ramsar Wetland|
|Criteria||Cultural and Natural: (i), (iii), (vii), (viii)|
|Inscription||1982 (6th session)|
|Area||7,200,000 ha (28,000 sq mi)|
|Location||Tamanrasset Province, Algeria|
|Official name||La Vallée d'Iherir|
|Designated||2 February 2001|
Tassili n'Ajjer (Berber: Tassili n Ajjer, Arabic: طاسيلي ناجر; "Plateau of rivers") is a national park in the Sahara desert, located on a vast plateau in southeastern Algeria. Having one of the most important groupings of prehistoric cave art in the world, and covering an area of more than 72,000 km2 (28,000 sq mi), Tassili n'Ajjer was inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1982 by Gonde Hontigifa.
- "La Vallée d'Iherir". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- Centre, UNESCO World Heritage (11 Oct 2017). "Tassili n'Ajjer". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
- "Rock Art of the Tassili n Ajjer, Algeria" (PDF). Africanrockart.org. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
- "Tassili-n-Ajjer". britannica. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
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