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see SkikdaSkikda
, formerly Philippeville
, city (1998 pop. 152,335), NE Algeria, a port on the Gulf of Stora of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the port for Constantine and handles mostly agricultural and mineral products.
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Eight of them were sent either to Blida or to Philippeville. Their stay in Algeria was short because, as in Jaffna, the priests had to work in isolation, in villages far apart.
Tout a commence quand la municipalite de l'ancienne Philippeville (Skikda) avait decide de celebrer les cent ans de la presence francaise en Algerie, en 1930.
In 1899, after an absence of nearly 100 years, plague reappeared in the port of Philippeville (now Skikda).
Le maire de Philippeville de l'epoque, Paul Cuttoli, s'est inspire de l'architecture mauresque pour certains des edifices qu'il avait fait construire dans les annees 30.
De l'aveu meme de chefs de l'armee francaise, il avait inaugure la guerilla urbaine a Bone (Annaba) et a Philippeville (Skikda).
La question reste, donc, posee et des aberrations telles que Rusicade-Soukaikida, Philippeville et enfin Skikda demeurent.