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Sidi-bel-abbes



Introduction of Sidi-bel-abbes
Town of Oran department, in the NW, 40 mi S of Oran. Founded in 1843 and named for the nearby tomb of a saint, it developed around a French camp.

Until Algerian independence in 1962 it was the headquarters of the French Foreign Legion.

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