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Mauretania Caesariensis

LC control no.no2007028006
Geographic headingMauretania Caesariensis
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Variant(s)Maurétanie Césarienne
Found inDemaeght, L. Géographie comparée de la partie de la Maurétanie Césarienne correspondant à la Province d'Oran, 1888.
Enc. Brit., 1978 (Mauretania; region of anc. North Africa corresponding to present northern Morocco and western and central Algeria north of the Atlas Mountains; 2nd cent. B.C. the kings of Mauretania became Roman vassals; about 42 A.D., annexed by Rome and div. into 2 provinces: Mauretania Tingitana and Mauretania Caesariensis; Capital of Mauretania Caesariensis: Caesarea, modern Cherchell, Algeria)
Web. geog. dict. (under Mauretania: c. 25 BC Roman provinces of Mauretania Caesariensis (eastern) and Mauretania Tingitana (western))