M'Sila Province

province of Algeria

M'Sila (also spelled Msila, M'sila or MSila) is a province of northern Algeria. It has 1 million people. The capital is also called M'sila. M'Sila is mostly known for its farming.

M'Sila Province
ولاية المسيلة
Map of Algeria highlighting M'Sila
Map of Algeria highlighting M'Sila
Coordinates: 35°42′N 4°33′E / 35.700°N 4.550°E / 35.700; 4.550Coordinates: 35°42′N 4°33′E / 35.700°N 4.550°E / 35.700; 4.550
CountryAlgeria
CapitalM'Sila
Area
 • Total18,718 km2 (7,227 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total991,846
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 35
ISO 3166 codeDZ-28
Districts15
Municipalities47

DivisionsEdit

The province has 15 districts and 47 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

  1. Aïn El Hadjel
  2. Aïn El Melh
  3. Ben S'Rour
  4. Bou Saâda
  5. Chellal
  6. Djebel Messaâd
  7. Hammam Dhalaâ
  8. Khoubana
  9. M'Sila
  10. Magra
  11. Medjedel
  12. Ouled Derradj
  13. Ouled Sidi Brahim
  14. Sidi Aïssa
  15. Sidi Ameur

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.