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Melilla (Spaingie pronunciation: [meˈliʎa]) is an autonomous ceety o Spain an an exclave on the north coast o Morocco, wi an aurie o 12.3 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi). Melilla, alang wi the Spaingie exclave Ceuta, is ane o the twa Spaingie territories locatit in mainland Africae. It wis regardit as a pairt o the province o Málaga prior tae 14 Mairch 1995, when the ceety's Statute o Autonomy wis passed.

Autonomous Ceety
Autonomous Ceety o Melilla
Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla (in Spaingie)
Port o Melilla
Port o Melilla
Banner o Melilla
Coat o airms o Melilla
Coat o airms
Location o Melilla
Location o Melilla
Coordinates: 35°18′N 2°57′W / 35.300°N 2.950°W / 35.300; -2.950Coordinates: 35°18′N 2°57′W / 35.300°N 2.950°W / 35.300; -2.950
Kintra Spain
Caipital Melilla
 • Mayor-Preses Juan José Imbroda Ortíz (PP)
 • Total 12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Aurie rank 19t
Population (2009)
 • Tot 73,460
 • Rank 19t
 • Density 6,000/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Percent 0.16% o Spain
Demonym(s) melillan
ISO 3166-2 ES-ML
Offeecial leides Spaingie
Statute o Autonomy 14 Mairch 1995
Pairlament Cortes Generales
Congress 1 deputy (o 350)
Senate 2 senators (o 264)

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  This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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