Algiers Province

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Algiers Province
ولاية الجزائر
Province
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
Capital Algiers
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Mohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mohamed Kebir Addou
Area
 • Total 1,190 km2 (460 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,988,145
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 code DZ-16
Districts 13
Municipalities 57

Algiers (Arabic: ولاية الجزائر Wilāya Al Ǧazāʾir‎) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria, named after its capital, Algiers, which is also the national capital. It is adopted from the old French département of Algiers and has a population of about 3 million.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Algiers province is divided into 13 districts and 57 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

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

Communes[edit]

The communes, listed alphabetically, are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population résidente des ménages ordinaires et collectifs (MOC) selon la wilaya de résidence et le sexe et le taux d’accroissement annuel moyen (1998-2008) Office National des Statistiques.

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