Oran Destination Guide
Explore Oran in Algeria.
Oran in the region of Oran with it's 645,984 inhabitants is a town in Algeria - some 218 mi (or 351 km) West of Algiers, the country's capital city.
Current time in Oran is now 11:30 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Algiers" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tlemcen, Sidi ech Chahmi, Sidi Bel Abbes, Sainte-Clotilde, Saint-Andre or Oujda. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Sheraton Oran Hotel & Towers
Overlooking one of the most beautiful bays in Algeria, the Sheraton Oran Hotel & Towers is setting new standards of comfort in Oran. You'll find yourself surrounded in an oasis of luxury with numerous...
Oran Santa Cruz- Les Planteurs- la baie
Algeria Music Oran
A drive trough Oran with music! please make comments!
été 2008 Front de Mer a Oran
ORAN Front-de-Mer Jamel&Yacine&Hakim&Moh p307 el halla Oued el Djemaa El HanKouche Relizane Dahmouni Tiaret ORAN
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Interesting facts about this location
Operation Reservist was an Allied military operation during World War II. Part of Operation Torch (the Allied invasion of North Africa), it was an attempted landing of troops directly into the harbour at Oran. The purpose of Operation Reservist was to capture the valuable facilities and ships at the Vichy French port of Oran before they could be destroyed.
Located at 35.69, -0.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Stade Ahmed Zabana
Stade Ahmed Zabana is a multi-purpose stadium in Oran, Algeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is the home ground of MC Oran. The stadium holds 40,000. Currently, a new stadium, called Olympic Stadium, is being constructed.
Located at 35.69, -0.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Stade Habib Bouakeul
The Stade Habib Bouakeul is a multi-use stadium in Oran, Algeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of ASM Oran. The stadium holds 20,000 people.
Located at 35.69, -0.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Attack on Mers-el-Kébir
The Attack on Mers-el-Kébir, part of Operation Catapult and also known as the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir, was a British Navy bombardment of the French Navy at Mers-el-Kébir on the coast of what was then French Algeria on 3 July 1940. A British naval task force attacked the French fleet, which was at anchor and not expecting an assault from Britain, France's former ally. The attack resulted in the deaths of 1,297 French servicemen, the sinking of a battleship and the damaging of five other ships.
Located at 35.69, -0.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
List of shipwrecks in 1980
The list of shipwrecks in 1980 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1980.
Located at 35.69, -0.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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