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Numidia

Berber-Libyan kingdom

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.

Kingdom of Numidia

202 BC–46 BC
Map of Numidia
Map of Numidia
CapitalCirta
Common languagesNumidian, Latin, Punic [1]
GovernmentMonarchy
King 
• 202-148 BC
Masinissa
• 60-46 BC
Juba I of Numidia
Historical eraAntiquity
• Established
202 BC
• Annexed by the Roman Republic
46 BC
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Ancient Carthage
Roman Republic
Mauretania
Today part of Algeria
 Tunisia

SourcesEdit

  1. Jongeling. Karel; & Kerr, Robert M. (2005). Late Punic epigraphy: an introduction to the study of Neo-Punic and Latino-Punic inscriptions. Mohr Siebeck. p. 4. ISBN 3-16-148728-1.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)