|Commune of Staouéli|
Sidi Fredj resort
|• PMA Seats||11|
|• PMA president||Saïd Bouifer(2002-2007)|
|• Total||22.23 km2 (8.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01 (CET)|
Staouéli is a municipality in Algiers province, Algeria. It is located in Zéralda district, on a Presque-isle on the Mediterranean Sea, hosting the resort town of Sidi Fredj. There was a Grand Prix circuit located in Staouéli. Grands Prix were held there from 1928–1930, but the circuit is no longer operational.
In 1843 the Trappists obtained a grant of 2500 acres of land on the site of the Battle of Staouéli (fought on June 19, 1830 during the French conquest of Algeria). Here they have built a monastery where some 100 monks lived and worked. On the wall of the monastery is the inscription: S'il est triste de vivre à la Trappe, qu'il est doux d'y mourir (While it is sad to live here, it is sweet to die here).
Media related to Staouéli at Wikimedia Commons
- Galpin, Darren. "Staouéli". GEL Motorsport Information Page. Retrieved 24 April 2013.
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