Shareholders' Equity of the Company (Tables)
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. [Member]|
|Schedule of Shareholders equity of the Company [Table Text Block]||
The following table sets forth the number of Class A common limited partnership units exchanged for an equal number of common shares for the years ended December 31, 2017, 2016 and 2015:
Schedule of Shareholders equity of the Company [Table Text Block]
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