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  • It is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean, to which it gives its name, in 36° 47' N., 3° 4' E., and is built on the slopes of the Sahel, a chain of hills parallel to the coast.
  • The houses being seemingly embowered in the luxuriant verdure of the Sahel, the effect is imposing and picturesque, and has given rise to the Arab comparison of the town to a diamond set in an emerald frame.
  • SAHEL (Arabic for "shore"); a common place-name in countries where Arabic is the dominant language.
  • By sahel any coast belt may be indicated, but the name has become the definite designation of certain districts, e.g.
  • Sahel thus understood comprises regions which form the inter mediate zone between the fertile lands of the Sudan and the desert.

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