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Mostaganem

(mōs'tägänĕm`), city (1998 pop. 124,399), capital of Mostaganem prov., NW Algeria, a port on the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded in the 11th cent. and reached its commercial height in the late 16th cent. under the Turks. Its population had declined to about 3,000 when the French arrived in 1833. Wine, grain, meat, and wool are exported.

Mostaganem

 

a city and port in northwestern Algeria, on the Mediterranean coast. Population, 75,300 (1966 census). Railroad station and highway junction. It has an airport. Mostaganem is the commercial and industrial center of an agricultural region (wine, early vegetables, citrus fruits, wool). It has enterprises of the food, tobacco, metalworking, and cement industries. There is net-making and fishing.

Mostaganem

a port in NW Algeria, on the Mediterranean Sea: exports wine, fruit, and vegetables. Pop.: 133 000 (2005 est.)
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Construction works of the railway line linking Hassi Mefsoukh (Oran) in the city of Mostaganem a distance of 55.
A statement by Security Chief in the Algerian state of Mostaganem said that
The inter-ministerial council decided during a meeting on 28 June that non-containerized goods, including concrete reinforcing bars, wood, foodstuffs, and other products, should be unloaded at other national ports than Algiers', while car-ferries will be directed to the ports of Djen Djen, Mostaganem and Ghazaouet, the Minsitry's statement said.
Summary: (Algeria)- The works of the National Liberation Front (FLN) party conference, kicked off Wednesday in Mostaganem (355km west of Algiers), continue Thursday with the presentation of papers on the five-year development plan (2010-2014).
Initiated jointly by Oran 's SME and Cottage Industry directorate and the German group GTZ, the project, meant for small and medium-sized companies employing less than 20 workers and extended to the provinces of Ain Temouchent and Mostaganem, is part of the field 's development prospects, the source added.
Le service de wilaya de la police judiciaire de la surete de Mostaganem a annonce mardi l'inculpation de sept employes de la clinique de gynecologie-obstetrique "Lalla Kheira" du chef-lieu de wilaya pour negligence ayant entraine le deces d'un nouveau-ne dans cet etablissement hospitalier.
37 billion and covers construction of two power facilities in Mostaganem and Nama.
Les six pecheurs avaient quitte mardi soir le port de Mostaganem a bord de cette embarcation qui avait sombre pour des raisons inconnues, a-t-on indique.
In Mostaganem and Nama, the power facilities would be situated.
Summary: The first unloading operation of 400 imported vehicles at the port of Mostaganem province (west of Algiers), following the decision of the Government to transfer all goods traffic to other ports than Algiers', has been carried out in "good conditions" on Tuesday, said Transports Ministry on Wednesday.
Ce bulletin, qui concerne les wilayas de Boumerdes, Alger, Tipasa, Blida, Ain Defla, Tissemsilt, Chlef, Mostaganem et Oran, a precise la meme source.