city in Algeria
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Oran (Arabic: وهران‎‎ - Wahrān, Berber: ⵡⴰⵀⵔⴻⵏ - Wahren) is a city in western Algeria, situated at the coast. In 2010, about 853,000 people were living there.

It is the capital of Oran Province and was established in 903.

Oran comes second after Algiers. It is well-known because of its business activities and culture.


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