Mila

Mila

Mila is a city and the capital of Mila Province in the Northeast of Algeria. In antiquity, the city was a Roman colony called Milevum or Mileum, and was situated in the Roman province of Numidia. The city was conquered by Muslims in 675 AD under the Umayyad commander of Abu al-Muhajir Dinar, who built a mosque in it, considered the oldest in Algeria (Sidi Ghanem Mosque). The city includes some archaeological remains from the Roman and Byzantine periods.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Mila Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 2nd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine & Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Sites, Augustinian places and routes the central Maghreb

Date of Submission: 2002

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