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Melilla
Autonomous Ceety
Autonomous Ceety o Melilla
Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla (Spainyie)
Port o Melilla
Banner o Melilla
Flag
Coat o airms o Melilla
Coat of arms
Location of Melilla
Coordinates: 35°18′N 2°57′W / 35.300°N 2.950°W / 35.300; -2.950
Kintra Spain
Caipital Melilla
Government
 • Mayor-Preses Juan José Imbroda Ortíz (PP)
Area
 • Total 12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Area rank 19t
Population (2009)
 • Total 73,460
 • Rank 19t
 • Density 6,000/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Percent 0.16% o Spain
Demonym melillan
Demonym
ISO 3166-2 ES-ML
Offeecial leides Spainyie
Statute o Autonomy 14 Mairch 1995
Parliament Cortes Generales
Congress 1 deputy (o 350)
Senate 2 senators (o 264)
Website www.melilla.es

Melilla (Spainyie pronunciation: [meˈliʎa]) is an autonomous ceety o Spain an an exclave on the north coast o Morocco, wi an aurie o 12.3 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi). Melilla, alang wi the Spainyie exclave Ceuta, is ane o the twa Spainyie territories locatit in mainland Africae. It wis regardit as a pairt o the province o Málaga prior tae 14 Mairch 1995, when the ceety's Statute o Autonomy wis passed.

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Melilla is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

 This airticle incorporates text fae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11t ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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