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The city sprawls across some 464 square miles ( 1 ,202 square kilometres) of a
broad coastal plain agreeably situated between the San Gabriel Mountains on
the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Its hallmark is an architecturally ...
... (290 kilometres) north of Libya, and about 1 80 miles east of Tunisia, at the
eastern end of that constricted portion of the Mediterranean Sea separating Italy
from the African coast. The islands cover a combined land area of 122 square
The city proper has an area of about 320 square miles (830 square kilometres).
The metropolitan area (1,100 square miles) covers two- thirds of the departement
. (B.E./R.C.Bu.) This article is divided into the following sections: Physical and ...
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