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Oran
وهران - Wahrān - ⵡⴻⵀⵔⴰⵏ
Top, the twa Lions o Atlas (seembol o Oran), Centre, 1st November Place, fort & chapel o Santa Cruz, Bey Othmane mosque, Bottom, general view
Nickname(s): The radiant " الباهية "
Oran is located in Algeria
Oran
Oran
Location o Oran athin Algerie
Coordinates: 35°41′49″N 0°37′59″W / 35.69694°N 0.63306°W / 35.69694; -0.63306
Kintra Algerie
Province Oran
Re-foondit AD 944
Government
 • Wali (Govrenor) Saddek Benkada
Area
 • City 2,121 km2 (819 sq mi)
Elevation 0.9 m (3 ft)
Population (1998 for ceety proper, 2010 for metro aurie)[1]
 • City 759,645
 • Metro 1,454,078
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postal codes 31000 - 31037

Oran ( Arabic: وهران) is a major ceety on the northwastren Mediterranean coast o Algerie. It is the caipital o the Oran Province (wilaya). The ceety haes a population o 674,273 (2009), while the metropolitan aurie haes a population o approximately 1 million, makin it the seicont lairgest ceety in Algerie. Oran is a major port, an syne the 1960s haes been the commercial, industrial, an educational centre o wastren Algerie.

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See an aa: Leet o twin touns an sister ceeties in Algerie

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