Tiaret(redirected from Tahert)
Tiaret(tyärā`), city (1998 pop. 145,332), NW Algeria, capital of Tiaret prov. Since Roman times it has been the center of a prosperous agricultural area. It was completely rebuilt after its capture by the French in 1843. The name also appears as Tihert.
a city in northwestern Algeria and capital of Tiaret Wilaya. Population, 37,100 (1966). Tiaret, a trade and transportation center of an agricultural region, has enterprises of the food and textile industries.