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Oujda

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Oudjda

(both: o͞ojdä`), Arab. Ujda, city (1994 pop. 357,278), NE Morocco, near the Algerian border. It is a railroad junction, agricultural market, and commercial center. It was occupied by the French in 1844, 1859, and 1907.

Oujda

 

a city in northeastern Morocco; the administrative, industrial, and transportation center of Oujda Province. Population, 175,500 (1971). A railroad and highway junction, Oujda has chemical, metalworking, woodworking, and food-processing enterprises. There is a local steam power plant, and in 1976 construction was under way on a cement plant. The city is served by a large airport. Mining industries in the vicinity of Oujda extract coal (at Jerada) and lead and zinc ores (at Bou Beker). There is also a lead-smelting plant.

Oujda

a city in NE Morocco, near the border with Algeria: frontier post. Pop.: 454 000 (2003)
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