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Algiers Province

province of Algeria

Algiers is a province in Algeria. It is named after the capital, Algiers, which is also the national capital. There are about 3 million people.

Algiers Province

ولاية الجزائر
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217
Country Algeria
CapitalAlgiers
Government
 • PPA presidentMr. Mohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • WāliMr. Mohamed Kebir Addou
Area
 • Total273 km2 (105 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total2,947,461
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 codeDZ-16
Districts13
Municipalities57

DivisionsEdit

Algiers province has 13 districts and 57 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

The districts, listed according to official numbering (from west to east), are:

1. Zéralda
2. Chéraga
3. Draria
4. Bir Mourad Raïs
5. Birtouta
6. Bouzaréah
7. Bab El Oued

8. Sidi M'Hamed
9. Hussein Dey
10. El Harrach
11. Baraki
12. Dar El Beïda
13. Rouïba

 
The 13 districts of Algiers province

ReferencesEdit

  1. Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.