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Algeria Spain
First posted on February 10th 2009






The city of Oran was founded in 903. From 1082 to 1145 Oran belonged to the Almoravides. From 1145 to 1238 Oran was part of the state of the Almohades with capital at Marrakech. From 1238 to 1509 it was part of the state of the Zianides with capital at Tlemcen. The city of Oran was held by Spain 1509-1707, 1732-1792. Oran was part of the Pashalik of Algiers 1707-1732, 1792-1831. From 1831 to 1962 Oran as part of the French colony of Algeria; since 1962 part of the independent Republic of Algeria.








WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from Wikipedia; from Wikipedia French edition; from Wikipedia Spanish edition; from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Links, General Category : Oran Province, from Wikipedia; Categorie : Oran, from Wikipedia French edition; Categoria : Oran (Argelia), from Wikipedia Spanish edition
Maps Map of Oran (1937), from Algerie Tunisie Plans de 1937
Baia di Orano 1726, from Mappa di Citta ed Altra Mappe Antiche Diverse
Historic Cities, click Oran
Oran c. 1750 (Seutter), from National Maritime Museum
Timelines from Ville d'Oran, in French
Accounts of History from Wikipedia; from Wikipedia French edition; from Wikipedia Spanish edition; from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Beatriz Alonso Acero, Oran y Mazalquivir en la politica norteafricana de Espana 1589-1639
Encyclopedia Entries Articles Oran, from EB 1911
Articles Oran, from Catholic Encyclopedia (1917-1912)
Articles Oran, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German [G]
Military Irwin J. Kappes, Mers el-Kebir : a Battle betwen Friends, from Military History Online; Mers el-Kebir, from Spartacus Schoolnet; Operation Catapult : Naval Destruction at Mers el-Kebir, from History Net
Article : Oran Massacre of 1962, from Wikipedia; Article : Massacre du 5 Juillet 1962, from Wikipedia French edition
Economy & Finances
Ethnography
Religion Article : Roman Catholic Diocese of Oran, from Wikipedia; Article : Diocese d'Oran, from Wikipedia French edition; Diocese of Oran, from Catholic Hierarchy
The Jewish Community of Oran, from Sleevez; Histoire des Juifs d'Oran, from Zlabia; Les Juifs, from Ville d'Oran
Cities Article : Mers el-Kebir, from Wikipedia; Article : Mers el-Kebir, from Wikipedia French edition; Article : Mers el-Kebir, from Wikipedia Spanish edition
Institutions Search Lighthouse Explorer for Algeria; scroll down for Oran, Mers el Kebir
Bibliography Search ISBN Database for Oran, Mers el-Kebir
RHS Bibliography, search for Oran, Mers el-Kebir
Others Saddek Benkada, Oran, la ville et son urbanisme au XVIIIe siecle : le cas de Plaza Mayor

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from Oran (B. Cahoon), Regnal Chronologies : Oran
Population Figures Algeria, Historical Demographic Data of the Urban Areas, from Population Statistics by Jan Lahmeyer
Document Collections Search Hansard for Oran, Mers el Kebir
Archives, Musea, Libraries Archives de la Wilaya d'Oran, from AHA Archives Wiki
Symbols Cardinal Cisneros' Flag during the Capture of Oran, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Coin Catalog of Oran, from Numismaticon

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Online Libraries Internet Archive
General Histories C.E.H.M. comte de Pimodan, Oran, Tlemcen, Sud-Oranais (1899-1900) (1902), posted on Internet Archive, in French
H.L. Fey, Histoire d'Oran avant, pendant et apres la domination espagnole (1858), posted on Internet Archive, in French
F. de la Cueva, B. de Morales, J.L.S. Rayon, Guerras de los espanoles en Africa, 1542, 1543 y 1632 (1881), posted on Internet Archive, in Spanish