MedCities, una asociación de ciudades

MedCities ayuda a empoderar a los gobiernos locales mediterráneos a lograr sus prioridades estratégicas, con la convicción de que estos desempeñan un papel fundamental en la mejora de la vida de los ciudadanos. Es una voz mediterránea para las autoridades locales y desarrolla sus capacidades para hacer frente a los desafíos de la gobernanza local de una manera sostenible.

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  • Agadir

    Agadir is considered the regional capital of Morocco and lies to the south of the Atlas Mountains. It is the shortened version of the Berber word "Agadir n Irir" which means, the fortified granary. The origin of this name is not entirely known. However there may be ...

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  • Alexandria

    Alexandria is the third-largest city in Egypt after Cairo and Giza, the seventh-largest city in Africa, and a major economic centre. With a total population of 5,381,000, Alexandria is the largest city on the Mediterranean – also called the "Bride of the Mediterranean" by locals – the fourth-largest city in the Arab world and the ninth-largest urban area in Africa.

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  • AMB

    The Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) is the public administration of the metropolitan area of Barcelona, which occupies 636 km² and encompasses 36 municipalities with more than 3.2 million inhabitants.

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  • Ancona

    The city of Ancona is located on the northern Adriatic coast of Italy and it is the capital city of the Marche Region. Its essence is inevitably linked to the Adriatic Sea. Ancona's port is one of the most ancient and important in the maritime region for passengers ...

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  • Antalya

    Antalya was founded by Attalos the 2nd , a King of Pergamum in 159 B.C., who ordered his men to find him a paradise, and the city was also named Attaleia after him. his city is a cross-road of ancient Pamphilia, Psidia and Lycia and was established in the most ...

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  • As-Salt, Municipality of Greater

    Al-Salt (السلط‎) is an ancient agricultural town and administrative centre in west-central Jordan. It is on the old main highway leading from Amman to Jerusalem. Situated in the Balqa highland, about 790–1,100 metres above sea level, the town is built in the crook of three hills, close to the Jordan Valley.

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  • Barcelona

    The experience of Barcelona in strategic planning makes it a reference for the whole Mediterranean region Barcelona is the capital city of Catalunya, an autonomous community situated in the north-east of Spain. It is the second city of Spain in population...

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  • Batroun

    The district of Batroun lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and extends between Jbeil and Tripoli along the coast, and into the heart of Mount Lebanon partially covering the flanks of the chain Western mountains to reach its peaks at 2,700 meters of altitude

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  • Benghazi

    Benghazi is a city in Libya. Located on the Gulf of Sidra in the Mediterranean, Benghazi is a major seaport and the second-most populous city in the country, as well as the largest city in Cyrenaica, with an estimated population of 632,937 in 2019.

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  • Bizerte

    Bizerte est le chef-lieu d'un gouvernorat peuplé de plus d'un demi-million d'habitants. Bizerte est une ville du nord de la Tunisie située entre la mer Méditerranée et le lac de Bizerte.En 2014, le nombre d'habitants de la ville de Bizerte est de l'ordre de 145000 ...

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  • Chefchaouen

    Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. It is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan.The city was founded ...

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  • Dannieh

    Dannieh was previously mentioned in Pharaonic manuscripts and the Torah. In fact, the historical ruins found there demonstrate the passage of several cultures in the region such as the Phoenician ruins found in the area, in addition to archeological sites which are...

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  • Djerba Midoun

    Djerba est une île de 514 km2 (25 kilomètres sur 20 et 150 kilomètres de côtes) située au Sud-Est du golfe de Gabès et barrant l'entrée du golfe de Boughrara, au sud-est de la Tunisie. C'est la plus grande île des côtes d'Afrique du Nord. Djerba Midoun se situe à 18 km ...

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  • Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). ...

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  • Durres

    Durrësi, the biggest seaport of the country, is located 34km away from Tirana. It is the most ancient city in Albania or the eternal city over Adriatic sea , with almost 3,000 years of history. Its foundation dates back to 627 B.C. when the Corinthians and settlers from Corcyra invaded the Illyrian territory of the Taulants.

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  • El Mina

    El-Mina or El Mina, known as the city of the city of Waves and Horizons, is a coastal city in Northern Lebanon and It acts as the harbor city for modern neighboring Tripoli, situated 5 km to the east. The sea has given El Mina, a city of 3.737 Km2 ...

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  • F'nideq

    Fnideq (Berber: ⴼⵏⵉⴷⵇ, Arabic: الفنيدق‎) is a town in northern Morocco, on the Mediterranean coast of M'diq-Fnideq Prefecture, situated 31 kilometres north of the city of Tétouan. The town is also known under the Spanish name Castillejos.

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  • Gabès

    Le gouvernorat de Gabes est situé dans le Sud- Est du pays et couvre une superficie de 7 175 km, soit 4,4 % de la superficie du pays. Gabès abrite en 2014 une population de 374 300 habitants.

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  • Gaza

    Gaza City, is a Palestinian city in the Gaza Strip, with a population of 590,481 (in 2017), making it the largest city in the State of Palestine. Inhabited since at least the 15th century BCE,Gaza has been dominated by several different peoples and empires throughout its history.

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  • Gaziantep

    Gaziantep previously and still informally called Aintab is the capital of Gaziantep Province, in the westernmost part of Turkey's Southeastern Anatolia Region, some 185 kilometres (115 mi) east of Adana and 97 kilometres (60 mi) north of Aleppo, Syria. The city has two urban districts under its administration, Şahinbey and Şehitkamil. It is the sixth-most populous city in Turkey.

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  • Irbid, Municipality of Greater

    Irbid is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. It also has the second largest metropolitan population in Jordan after Amman, with a population of around 1,911,600. Irbid is located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Amman on the northern ridge of the Gilead, equidistant from Pella, Beit Ras (Capitolias), and Um Qais, and approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the Syrian border.

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  • Izmir

    İzmir is a large metropolis in the western of Anatolia and the third most populous city in Turkey, after Istanbul and Ankara. İzmir's Metropolitan area extends along the outlying waters of the Gulf of İzmir and inland to the north across Gediz River's delta, to the east along an alluvial plain created ...

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  • Jbeil / Byblos

    Byblos (Jbeil in Arabic) is one of the top contenders for the "oldest continuously inhabited city" award. According to Phoenician tradition it was founded by the God El, and even the Phoenicians considered it a city of great antiquity. Although its beginnings are lost in time, modern scholars say the site ...

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  • Jerash, Municipality of Greater

    The city is the administrative center of the Jerash Governorate, and has a population of 50,745 as of 2015. It is located 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the capital city Amman.

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  • Jezzine, Union of Municipalities

    Federation of Jezzine Municipalities (إتحاد بلديّات جزين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Jezzine District (Qada'a), an administrative division of South Lebanon Governorate (Mohafazah). The municipality is member of Federation of Jezzine Municipalities.

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  • Jounieh

    Jounieh is a coastal city in Keserwan District, about 16 km (10 mi) north of Beirut, Lebanon, backed by the mountains. Since 2017, it has been the capital of Keserwan-Jbeil Governorate. Located 10 km from Biblos, and 50 km from Tripoli, it has more than 100,000 inhabitants, mostly Christians.

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  • Kairouan

    Kairouan est une ville du centre de la Tunisie et le chef-lieu du gouvernorat du même nom. La ville de Kairouan se situe à 150 kilomètres au sud-ouest de Tunis et cinquante kilomètres à l'ouest de Sousse. Peuplée de 170000 habitants en 2014 et s'étale sur 3000 hectares, elle est souvent ...

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  • Koura

    Koura District (Arabic: الكورة‎, from Greek: χώρα, lit. 'country') [1] is a district in the North Governorate, Lebanon.

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  • Larnaca

    An Overview. Larnaca (also spelt Larnaka) (Cition, Kition, Citium) has an advantageous geographical location within Cyprus been a coastal city at the south-west side of the island. Larnaka, along with the rest of Cyprus, became a member of the European Union on the 1st of May 2004 ...

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  • Limassol

    The town of Lemesos (Limassol) is situated between the ancient towns of Amathus and Curium. The English King Richard the Lionheart destroyed Amathus in 1191. Lemesos (Limassol) was probably built after Amathus had been ruined. However, the town of Lemesos (Limassol) was inhabited

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  • M'Diq-F'nideq, Union of Municipalities

    M'diq-Fnideq (Arabic: المضيق - الفنيدق‎, Berber: ⵜⴰⵖⵎⴰⵟ - ⴼⵏⵉⴷⵇ) is a prefecture in Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco. It covers an area of 178.5 square kilometres (68.9 sq mi) and recorded a population of 209,897 in the 2014 Moroccan census. The seat of the prefecture is M'diq.

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  • M'Saken

    M'saken est une ville du Sahel tunisien située à une douzaine de kilomètres au sud de Sousse et environ 140 kilomètres au sud de Tunis. Rattachée administrativement au gouvernorat de Sousse, elle constitue une municipalité comptant 55 721 habitants en 20042 ...

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  • Madaba, Municipality of Greater

    Madaba is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, with a population of about 60,000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land. Madaba is located 30 kilometres (19 miles) south-west of the capital Amman.

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  • Mahdia

    Mahdia est une ville côtière tunisienne située à environ 200 kilomètres au sud de la capitale Tunis. Chef-lieu du gouvernorat du même nom, elle constitue une municipalité comptant 50000 habitants en 2014. Construite à l'origine sur une presqu'île de 1 400 mètres

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  • Málaga

    Capital of "Costa del Sol", a beautiful mediterranean city. Malaga is located in a privileged enclave. The municipality extends over an area of 398.25 square kilometres and its "de facto" urban population reaches the million inhabitants mark. The main environmental and ...

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  • Marseille

    Marseille est la plus ancienne ville de France. Son architecture actuelle et sa population sont le reflet de 2600 ans d'histoire. Les richesses de son patrimoine assurent aujourd'hui encore et pour les générations futures, la pérennité du lien qui existe avec ce passé foisonnant

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  • Martil

    Martil (Berber: ⵎⴰⵔⵜⵉⵍ, Arabic: مرتيل‎) is a town in Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Morocco. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea northeast of Tetouan.The name Martil comes from the Spanish name of Río Martín at the time of the Spanish protectorate of Northern Morocco. To the north is the golfing resort of Cabo Negro.

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  • Menzel Bourguiba

    Menzel Bourguiba (Arabic: منزل بورقيبة‎, romanized: Manzil Būrgībah, lit. 'House of Bourguiba'), formerly known as Ferryville, is a town located in the extreme north of Tunisia, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Tunis, in the Bizerte Governorate.

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  • Mersin

    Mersin is a large city and a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. It is part of an interurban agglomeration, the Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Area, and lies on the western part of Çukurova, a geographical, economic and cultural region.

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  • Minieh, Union of Municipalities

    Minieh is the capital of the Miniyeh-Danniyeh District in North Governorate of Lebanon. Minya is located 96 km from Beirut at an altitude of 20 m above sea level.

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  • Monastir

    Monastir est une ville côtière du Sahel tunisien, au centre-est de la Tunisie, située sur une presqu'île au sud-est du golfe d'Hammamet, à une vingtaine de kilomètres à l'est de Sousse et à 162 kilomètres au sud de Tunis. En 2004, la population de la municipalité atteint 71 546 habitants.

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  • Montpellier

    Montpellier is a city in southern France near the Mediterranean Sea. One of the largest urban centres in the region of Occitania, Montpellier is the capital of the department of Hérault. In 2017, 285,121 people lived in the city, while its urban area had a population of 616,296. The inhabitants are called “Montpelliérains”.

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  • Nabeul

    Nabeul est une ville du nord-est de la Tunisie, située au sud de la péninsule du cap Bon, à une soixantaine de kilomètres au sud-est de Tunis Chef-lieu du gouvernorat du même nom, elle constitue une municipalité comptant 80000 habitants en 2014 et s'étale sur une superficie ...

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  • Oran

    Oran is a major coastal city located in the north-west of Algeria. It is considered the second most important city of Algeria after the capital Algiers, due to its population, commercial, industrial, and cultural importance. It is 432 km (268 mi) from Algiers. The total population of the city was 759,645 in 2008,[6] while the metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1,500,000[7] making it the second-largest city in Algeria.

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  • Palma

    Palma is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. It is situated on the south coast of Mallorca on the Bay of Palma.

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  • Roma

    Rome is a city and special comune ("Roma Capitale"). Is the capital of Italy and also of the Province of Rome and of the region of Lazio. With 2.9 million residents in 1,285.3 km2, it is also the country's largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union.

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  • Saida

    The city of Saida is located approximately 45 kilometers south of the capital city of Beirut on the narrow coastal strip separating the mountain region from the sea. The municipal boundaries demarcate a city that extends some 6 kilometers along the Mediterranean shore ...

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  • Sarajevo

    Sarajevo is capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is its administrative, economic, cultural, educational (university) and sport center. The city of Sarajevo is unit of local self-governance, which consists of four city municipalities: Old City, Center, New City and New Sarajevo

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  • Sfax

    (Arabic: صفاقس Ṣafāqis, Tunisian Arabics : [sˤfɑːqs]) is a city in Tunisia, located 260 km (161 mi) southeast of Tunis .The city, founded in AD 849 on the ruins of Taparura and Thaenae, is the capital of the Sfax Governorate, and a Mediterranean port. SFAX is considered the beating heart ...

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  • SIdi Bou Said

    Sidi Bou Said is a town in northern Tunisia located about 20 km from the capital, Tunis.

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  • Sousse

    Sousse is the third largest city of Tunisia after Tunis and Sfax. It is located 140 km south of the capital Tunis, and it has around 220000 unhabitants. It is in the central-east of the country, on the gulf of Hammamet, which is a part of the mediterranean sea. Its economy is based on transport equipment, ...

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  • Tanger

    Tangier is a major city in northern Morocco with a population of about 1,850,000 (2014 estimates). It is located on the North African coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel. It is the capital of the ...

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  • Tataouine

    Tataouine (Berber languages: Tiṭṭawin; Arabic: تطاوين‎) is a city in southern Tunisia. It is the capital of the Tataouine Governorate. The below-ground "cave dwellings" of the native Berber population, designed for coolness and protection, render the city and the area around it a tourist and film makers' attraction.

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  • Tetouan

    Tétouan is a city in northern Morocco. The Berber name means literally "the eyes" and figuratively "the water springs". Is one of the two major ports of Morocco on the Mediterranean Sea. It lies a few miles south of the Strait of Gibraltar, and about 60 km E.S.E. of Tangier. In 2004 the city ...

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  • The Al Fayhaa

    Antalya was founded by Attalos the 2nd , a King of Pergamum in 159 B.C., who ordered his men to find him a paradise, and the city was also named Attaleia after him. his city is a cross-road of ancient Pamphilia, Psidia and Lycia and was established in the most ...

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  • Tirana

    Tirana or Tiranë is the capital and largest city of Albania. It is located in the centre of the country, enclosed by mountains and hills with Dajti rising to the east and a slight valley to the northwest overlooking the Adriatic Sea in the distance. Due to its location at the Plain of Tirana and the close proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, the city is particularly influenced by Mediterranean seasonal climate.

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  • Tripoli

    TTripoli is the the second-largest city in Lebanon, situated 85 kilometers north of the capital Beirut, and it is the capital of the North Governorate and the Tripoli District. Tripoli is a city of 20,394 km² with a population of 253000 inhabitants. The city has a diverse range of protected ...

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  • Tunis

    Tunis, capital of Tunisia, is situated at the bottom of the gulf of Tunis. Opened on the oriental pond of the Mediterranean Sea, the initial site is established by a narrow isthmus between the sebkha Essijoumi (salterns) in the southwest and El-bouheïra (lagoon) in the East.

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  • Union of Municipilalities of Koura

    Al-Koura is located in the north of Lebanon, bordering Tripoli, Zgharta, Bcharri and Batroun districts, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. Al-Koura embraces near enough some 46 towns and villages over an area of approximately 3.75km2, ...

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  • València

    València is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, surpassing 800,000 inhabitants in the municipality. The wider urban area also comprising the neighbouring municipalities has a population of around 1.6 million.

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  • Zarqa

    Zarqa is the capital of Zarqa Governorate in Jordan. Its name means "the blue (city)". It had a population of 635,160 inhabitants in 2015, and is the most populous city in Jordan after Amman.

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  • Zgharta / Ehden

    Located in the North of Lebanon, Zgharta is a large town with an estimated population of around 40,000 citizens. With an altitude of 150 meters above sea level, Zgharta lies between the rivers of Jouit and Rashein. This town is 23 kilometers away from Ehden, 11 kilometers from the coastal ...

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