Mers el Kebir
in Oran Province, Algeria
- Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (Unesco heritage, 138 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 35.728 and -0.708 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 35° 43' 40" and W -0° 42' 29"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - DZD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:25 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Algiers
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:05 am and 6:26 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -37.650 and 178.483 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Algeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Algeria. Last Update: 2021-01-27 08:28:12
Discover Mers el Kebir
Mers el Kebir in Oran Province with it's 20,178 citizens is a city in Algeria about 223 mi (or 358 km) west of Algiers, the country's capital city.
Local time in Mers el Kebir is now 06:25 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Algiers with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Mers el Kebir, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Algeria is Es Senia Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada in Spain at a distance of 138 mi (or 221 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Oran, Sidi Bel Abbes, Ain Temouchent, Mostaganem and Mascara. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F
|Morning Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Night Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1025 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 29th of January 2021
19°C (66 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Saturday, 30th of January 2021
18°C (64 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Overcast clouds, strong breeze.
Sunday, 31st of January 2021
16°C (60 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Few clouds, strong breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Sheraton Oran Hotel Animated Video
Sheraton Oran Hotel animated video show casting the key caracteristcs of the hotel.
ORAN D EST EN OUEST 01 04 1961
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Inauguration du Parc Municipal des Sports d'ORAN Mai 1957
En 1957 le 5 Mai le dernier maire Français de la ville d'Oran Henri FOUQUES du PARC inaugurait le PARC MUNICIPAL des SPORTS une splendeur de techniques et technologies pour cette période...
Mers El Kebir 1940 (1/4) nouveau !!!
http://merselkebir.unblog.fr 1297 marins Français sont massacrés par leurs anciens alliés Anglais ! Pourquoi ? Comment ? Ce nouveau documentaire en 4 parties courtes contient des IMAGES...
Ferrari F458 italia & Porsche Cayman à Oran Ain Turk Algerie 2012
Ma 2éme Vidéo de la F458 d'Oran le [11.05.2012] mais cette fois si accompagné d'un super Cayman Blanc, tout sa a Oran et plus précisément à Ain Turk, Bon visionnage les passionnés !
oran pollution et catastrophe echologique bouisseville decembre 2013
l'extermination volontaire des responsables et de la population de l'environnement des cotes algériennes.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
HMS Walney (Y04)
HMS Walney (Y04), launched in 1930 as USCGC Sebago, was a Banff class sloop. She was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1941 and lost in 1942 in Operation Reservist, an attack on Oran that formed part of Operation Torch. Her captain, Frederick Thornton Peters, received the Victoria Cross for gallantry during this operation.
List of shipwrecks in January 1943
The list of shipwrecks in January 1943 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during January 1943.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mers el Kabir, Mers el Kebir, بلدية المرسى الكبير, Saint André de Mers-el-Kébir, Мерс-эль-Кебир