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Commune and town
Merine within the province of Sidi Bel Abbès
Merine within the province of Sidi Bel Abbès
Country  Algeria
Province Sidi Bel Abbès
District Merine
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 7,705
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Merine (Arabic: مرين‎‎, Kabyle: Mrin) is a town and commune in Sidi Bel Abbès Province in northwestern Algeria.[2]


The municipality is composed by the town of Merine and the village of Amelza. It borders with Oued Sefioun, Oued Taourira, Tafissour, Teghalimet, Telagh and Youb (in Saïda Province).


  1. ^ (in Arabic)/(in French) 2008 population statistics of Sidi Bel Abbès Province (National Office of Statistics)
  2. ^ "Communes of Algeria". Statoids. Retrieved December 12, 2010. 

Coordinates: 34°47′N 0°27′W / 34.783°N 0.450°W / 34.783; -0.450