Guelma

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Guelma
بلدية ڨالمة
Municipality
Commune of Guelma
General view of Guelma
General view of Guelma

Coat of arms
Guelma is located in Algeria
Guelma
Location of Guelma within Algeria
Coordinates: 36°27′N 7°26′E / 36.45°N 7.433°E / 36.45; 7.433Coordinates: 36°27′N 7°26′E / 36.45°N 7.433°E / 36.45; 7.433
Country  Algeria
Province Guelma (seat)
District Guelma (seat)
Government
 • PMA Seats 23
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 190,461
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal code 24000
ONS code 2401

Guelma (Arabic: ڨالمة) is the capital of Guelma Province and Guelma District. It is in northeastern Algeria, about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from the Mediterranean coast.

History[change | change source]

The town of Guelma was created in 1836;[1] and the modern city was established 1974.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guelma," Encyclopedia Britannica; retrieved 2012-11-15.
  2. Université 8 mai 1945 - Guelma, Ville de Guelma; retrieved 2012-11-15.

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