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Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla
Flag of Melilla.svg Coat of Arms of Melilla.svg
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 – Total
 20 km²
 – Total (2003)
 – Density

Name for inhabitants
 – English
 – Spanish

Statute of Autonomy March 14, 1995
ISO 3166-2:ES ES-ML

 – Congress seats
 – Senate seats
President Juan José Imbroda Ortíz (PP)
Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla

Melilla is a city in North Africa, right opposite Spain. It belongs to Spain, and is all surrounded by Morocco, which believes it should belong to them. Ceuta is another such city.

Its surface is about 20 square kilometers, and there are almost 70,000 people living there.

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