Oran (Arabic: وهران, Arabic pronunciation: [Wahrān]) is a major city on the northwestern Mediterranean coast of Algeria, and the second largest city of the country.
It is the capital of the Oran Province (wilaya). The city has a population of 759,645 (2008), while the metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1,500,000, making it the second largest city in Algeria. Oran is a major port, and since the 1960s has been the commercial, industrial, and educational centre of western Algeria.
Since its entry into service on 1 May 2013, the city of Oran has a new modern mode of transport linking Sidi Maarouf Essenia.
The line of Tram Oran serving including the University of Oran, Mokrani Square, the crossroads three clinics and the center of Oran includes:
*** 18.7 km linear.
*** 32 stations.
*** 04 Poles Exchange.
*** 02 Relay.
*** 30 air-conditioned Rames.