Béjaïa Province

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Béjaïa Province
ولاية بجاية
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béjaïa
Coordinates: 36°45′N 5°04′E / 36.75°N 5.067°E / 36.75; 5.067Coordinates: 36°45′N 5°04′E / 36.75°N 5.067°E / 36.75; 5.067
Country  Algeria
Capital Béjaïa
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Mohamed Bettache (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Ali Bedrici
Area
 • Total 3,268 km2 (1,262 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 915,835
 • Density 280.24/km2 (725.83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 34
ISO 3166 code DZ-06
Districts 19
Municipalities 52

Béjaïa is a province of Algeria. The capital city is Béjaïa. Gouraya National Park is there. The endangered primate, Barbary Macaque is found in the province's Gouraya National Park.[2]

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 19 districts. There are 52 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  1. Adekar
  2. Akbou
  3. Amizour
  4. Aokas
  5. Barbacha
  6. Béjaïa
  7. Béni Maouche
  8. Chemini
  9. Darguina
  10. El Kseur
  11. Ifri-Ouzellaguen
  12. Ighil Ali
  13. Kherrata
  14. Seddouk
  15. Sidi Aïch
  16. Souk El Tenine
  17. Tazmalt
  18. Tichy
  19. Timezrit

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.
  2. C. Michael Hogan. 2008. Barbary Macaque: Macaca sylvanus, Globaltwitcher.com, ed. Nicklas Stromberg