Sidi Bel Abbès Province

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Sidi Bel Abbès Province
ولاية سيدي بلعباس
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Sidi Bel Abbès
Coordinates: 35°12′N 0°38′W / 35.2°N 0.633°W / 35.2; -0.633Coordinates: 35°12′N 0°38′W / 35.2°N 0.633°W / 35.2; -0.633
Country  Algeria
Capital Sidi Bel Abbès
Government
 • PPA president Mr. M’Kelkel Bouziane (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mokhtar Bentabet
Area
 • Total 9,150.63 km2 (3,533.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 603,369
 • Density 65.93743/km2 (170.77715/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 48
ISO 3166 code DZ-22
Districts 15
Municipalities 52

Sidi Bel Abbès is one of the provinces of Algeria. The name is from the city of Sidi Bel Abbès. It is in the northwestern part of the country.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 15 districts and 52 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  1. Aïn El Berd
  2. Ben Badis
  3. Marhoum
  4. Mérine
  5. Mostefa Ben Brahim
  6. Moulay Slissen
  7. Ras El Ma
  8. Sfisef
  9. Sidi Ali Benyoub
  10. Sidi Ali Boussidi
  11. Sidi Bel Abbès
  12. Sidi Lahcène
  13. Télagh
  14. Ténira
  15. Téssala

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.