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Number: 1505
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Constantine, Algeria
Year of Origin: 1884
Title: Province De Constantine
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 41.7
Width: 27.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Engraver: Alexandre A. Vuillemin
Publisher: J Migeon
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Notes: Bartrick; steel engraving with a vignette view of Constantine. The sheet is from "France et Ses Colonies". This 1884 edtion is more detailed than the 1883 edition; Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. Slightly inland, it is about 80 kilometers from the Mediterranean coast. Regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria and the centre of its region, Constantine has a population of over 500,000 (750,000 with the agglomeration), making it the third largest city in the country after Algiers and Oran. Constantine is situated on a plateau at 640 metres above sea level. The city is framed by a deep ravine and has a dramatic appearance. The city is very picturesque with a number of bridges and a viaduct crossing the ravine.
Last updated: Dec 30, 2008