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(Placename) a city in N Algeria, on the edge of the Mitidja Plain. Pop: 269 000 (2005 est)


(ˈbli dɑ)

a city in N Algeria. 191,314.
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Noun1.Blida - a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of AlgiersBlida - a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
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Le ministre de l'Habitat, de l'Urbanisme et de la ville a declare, dimanche a Blida, que son departement s'est lance dans une course contre la montre pour distribuer plus de 1,600 000 millions de logements avant fin de 2019.
Download Tenanti: UNIFIL is investigating the incident of Blida and the situation in the region is calm NNA - UNIFIL official spokesman in South Lebanon, Andrea Tenanti, told the National News Agency's correspondent in Tire that UNIFIL was aware of the incident involving the smoke bombs fired at an Army patrol and provocation of Army soldiers at a military observation point off the town of Blida today.
D) des qualifications de la Coupe d'Afrique des nations CAN-2019 se jouera le mardi 13 juin prochain a Blida a 22h00, a annonce vendredi la federation algerienne de football (FAF).
1 magnitude quake on the Richter scale was recorded in Blida, 45 kilometer west of the Algerian capital on Friday.
The Blida tramway feasibility study entrusted to the group Bureauxd'etudes Algerian - French EGISRAIL - DAR TOTAL SOLUTION allowed dedefinir variant of the first tramway line in Blida consists of primary and two secondary ALine shaped sections depouvoir fork to serve the densest neighborhoods in order demieux meet growing demand movement stand in the wilaya of Blida and the best use of the performance of laligne structuring Tramway.
BLIDA - Algerian presidential candidate Ali Benflis on Monday slammed the record of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, saying the ailing incumbent had failed to push through reforms despite 15 years in power.
Summary: A resident at the bordering town of Blida reported finding an Israeli spying device.
BLIDA (TAP) - Tunisia's U17 soccer team and Algeria's drew 1-1 a friendly game played on Saturday in Blida, Algeria.
Blida, 08 September: "We are focused on projects with direct, positive impact on citizen 's living condition, " Energy and Mining Minister Chakib Khelil said Saturday in Blida.
Summary: The government has decided to import one million tonnes of cement to face the "great speculation" in the national market, Industry and Investment Promotion Minister Hamid Temmar said Sunday in Blida.
Summary: The Algerian army has killed 16 armed Islamist fighters during an operation in the mountains of Blida province, about 100 kilometres south of Algiers