Mers El Kébir

Mers El Kébir

Mers El Kébir is a port on the Mediterranean Sea, near Oran in Oran Province, northwest Algeria. The city was originally a Roman port called Portus Divinus, later it became an Almohad naval arsenal in the 12th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Oran Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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