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Melilla Destination Guide

Explore Melilla in Spain.

Melilla in the region of Melilla with it's 73,460 inhabitants is a place in Spain - some 356 mi (or 574 km) South of Madrid, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Melilla is now 03:27 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Ceuta" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Cádiz, Almería, Alicante, Algeciras, Iheddadene or Ait Mansor. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Melilla, Tari Arbi, Tafarest, Karmoud, Jafeb and Ichfirene. We saw 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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Videos

Lautaro en Melilla

00:37 min ( July 17, 2010 by Gabriel Ibañez Sanchez)
Views: 525 - Rating: 5/5

La Macarena en el norte de Africa, pobres moros

2011 Melilla (GEML) Landing RWY 15

01:42 min ( January 10, 2012 by sifuentes2917)
Views: 937 - Rating: 1/5

Landing in Melilla (GEML) runway 15 on board of a ATR 72 (Air Nostrum). Views of Mariouari, Farkhana and Melilla border's fence


2011 Melilla (GEML) Landing RWY 33

02:43 min ( November 26, 2011 by sifuentes2917)
Views: 941 - Rating: 0/5

Landing Melilla (GEML) runway 33 on board of a Air Nostrum's ATR 72 . Views of Melilla, Beni Enzar and port of Nador Beni Enzar

Melilla spain´s gate in Africa

03:10 min ( January 04, 2012 by salakotdotcom)
Views: 561 - Rating: 0/5

Melilla is an spanish town located in north Africa since XV century. It has been along the times an amazing bastion from the military point of view but it has been too and already now a melting pot of...


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Interesting facts about this location

Melilla la Vieja

Melilla la Vieja ("Old Melilla") is the name of a large fortress which stands immediately to the north of the port in Melilla, one of Spain's Plazas de soberanía on the north African coast. Built during the 16th and 17th centuries, much of the fortress has been restored in recent years.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.29, -2.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:History of Melilla, Melilla

Río de Oro (Melilla)

The Río de Oro is a river which flows east from northern Morocco to reach the Mediterranean Sea at the harbour of the Spanish exclave of Melilla, one of the Plazas de soberanía on the north coast of Morocco.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.29, -2.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Melilla, Rivers of Morocco

Melilla Airport

Melilla Airport is an airport located 4 km southwest Melilla, Spain. The airport is located near the border with Morocco. Between 1931 and 1967 Melilla was served by the Tauima Aerodrome, even when Morocco had gained its independence in 1956. This Spanish controlled airport did not open until 1969. The airport does not handle large jets, the airlines serving the airport use either regional jets or turboprop airliners.

More reading: Melilla Airport homepage
Located at 35.29, -2.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Spain, Melilla

Lourmel Airfield

Lourmel Airfield is an abandoned military airfield in Algeria, located in the El Amria area. During World War II it was a civil airport seized by the United States Army during the Operation Torch landings in November 1942. After its capture from the Vichy French, it was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 61st Troop Carrier Group during the North African Campaign. The 61st flew C-47 Skytrain transports from the airfield from 15 May-21 June 1943

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Located at 35.29, -2.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Algeria

Melilla border fence

The Melilla border fence is a barrier between Morocco and the Spanish city of Melilla. Constructed by Spain, its stated purpose is to stop illegal immigration and smuggling. Morocco has objected to the construction of the barrier since it does not recognise Spanish sovereignty in Melilla

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.29, -2.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Fences, Human migration, Melilla, Morocco–Spain border, Walls