Algiers Province

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Algiers Province
ولاية الجزائر
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.7°N 3.217°E / 36.7; 3.217Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.7°N 3.217°E / 36.7; 3.217
Country  Algeria
Capital Algiers
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Mohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mohamed Kebir Addou
Area
 • Total 273 km2 (105 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,947,461
 • Density 10,797/km2 (27,960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 code DZ-16
Districts 13
Municipalities 57

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.

Divisions[change | change source]

Algiers province has 13 districts and 57 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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.