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Constantine, Algeria Jesse Russell

Constantine, Algeria

Jesse Russell

Published May 30th 2012
ISBN : 9785510785210
Paperback
122 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Constantine (Arabic:, Qusan nah, also spelled Qasentina also spelled as Kasantina) is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. It was the capital of the same-named French d partementMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Constantine (Arabic:, Qusan nah, also spelled Qasentina also spelled as Kasantina) is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. It was the capital of the same-named French d partement until 1962. Slightly inland, it is about 80 kilometres from the Mediterranean coast, on the banks of Rhumel river. Regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria and the centre of its region, Constantine has a population of 448,374 (1,000,000 with the agglomeration), making it the third largest city in the country after Algiers and Oran. There are museums and important historical sites around the city (one of the most beautiful one is the Palais du Bey, in the casbah)