Sidi Fredj

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Sidi Fredj

Sidi Fredj is a coastal town in Algiers Province, Algeria. It is located within the territory of the municipality of Staouéli, on a presque-isle on the Mediterranean Sea.

Sidi Fredj was the landing spot where the French established their beachhead for the Invasion of Algiers in 1830. A number of ships of the French Navy were subsequently named Sidi Ferruch, the colonial name of the town under French rule, in honour of the event.

Coordinates: 36°45′40″N 2°50′38″E / 36.76111°N 2.84389°E / 36.76111; 2.84389