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Kingdom of Numidia

202 BC–46 BC

Map of Numidia
Capital Cirta
Language(s) Numidian, Latin, Punic [1]
Government Monarchy
 - 202-148 BC Masinissa
 - 60-46 BC Juba I of Numidia
Historical era Antiquity
 - Established 202 BC
 - Annexed by the Roman Republic 46 BC
Today part of  Algeria

Numidia (202 BC – 46 BC) was an ancient Berber kingdom. It was in modern-day Algeria and a smaller part of western Tunisia in North Africa. It was the first major state in the history of Algeria and the Berber world.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Jongeling. Karel; & Kerr, Robert M. (2005). Late Punic epigraphy: an introduction to the study of Neo-Punic and Latino-Punic inscriptions. Mohr Siebeck. pp. 4. ISBN 3-16-148728-1.