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Kingdom of Numidia
202 BC–46 BC
Map of Numidia
Capital Cirta
Languages Numidian, Latin, Punic
Government Monarchy
 •  202-148 BC Masinissa
 •  60-46 BC Juba I of Numidia
Historical era Antiquity
 •  Established 202 BC
 •  Annexed by the Roman Republic 46 BC
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Ancient Carthage
Roman Republic
Today part of  Algeria

Numidia (202 BC – 46 BC) was an ancient Berber kingdom. It was in modern-day Algeria and a smaller part of western Tunisia in North Africa. It was the first major state in the history of Algeria and the Berber world.

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