Chlef Province

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Chlef Province
ولاية الشلف / Clef
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Chlef
Map of Algeria highlighting Chlef
Coordinates: 36°10′N 01°20′E / 36.167°N 1.333°E / 36.167; 1.333Coordinates: 36°10′N 01°20′E / 36.167°N 1.333°E / 36.167; 1.333
Country  Algeria
Capital Chlef
Government
 • PPA president Mohamed Meheni (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mohamed El Ghazi
Area
 • Total 4,975 km2 (1,921 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,013,718
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 27
ISO 3166 code DZ-02
Districts 13
Municipalities 35
Website wilaya-chlef.com

Chlef (Arabic: ولاية الشلف‎, Berber: Tamnaḍt n Clef) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria, and has about 1 million inhabitants. Its capital is Chlef. Another locality is Ténès, on the Mediterranean Sea.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 13 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 35 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

Communes[edit]

No.[2][3] Commune [2][3] Arabic [2] Population [3]
01 Chlef الشلف 146,157
02 Ténès تنس 34,332
03 Benairia (Bénairia) بنايرية 13,509
04 El Karimia الكريمية 25,060
05 Tadjna (Tadjena) تأجنة 22,155
06 Taougrit (Taougrite) تاوقريت 24,267
07 Beni Haoua بنى حواء 17,602
08 Sobha صبحة 28,646
09 Harchoun (Harchoune) حرشون 14,869
10 Ouled Fares أولاد فارس 30,068
11 Sidi Akkacha سيدى عكاشة 23,374
12 Boukadir بوقادير 41,655
13 Beni Rached بنى راشد 21,069
14 Talassa (Telassa) تلعصة 10,175
15 Harenfa (Herenfa) الھرنفة 16,356
16 Oued Gousine (Oued Goussine) وادى قوسين 5,439
17 Dahra الظھرة 21,284
18 Ouled Abbes أولاد عباس 7,330
19 Sendjas السنجاس 26,228
20 Zeboudja الزبوجة 23,079
21 Oued Sly وادى سلى 41,245
22 Abou El Hassen (Abou El Hassan) أبو الحسن 20,164
23 El Marsa المرسى 9,726
24 Chettia الشطية 59,960
25 Sidi Abderrahmane سيدي عبد الرحمان 3,630
26 Moussadek مصدق 5,496
27 El Hadjadj الحجاج 9,245
28 Labiod Medjadja الابيض مجاجة 13,920
29 Oued Fodda وادى الفضة 36,187
30 Ouled Ben Abdelkader أولاد بن عبد القادر 17,385
31 Bouzghaia (Bouzeghaia) بوزغاية 20,268
32 Ain Merane (Aïn Merane, Ain Merrane) عين مران 37,142
33 Oum Drou أم الذروع 17,314
34 Breira بريرة 11,808
35 Beni Bouateb (Beni Bouattab) بنى بوعتاب 2,551

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b c (French) (Arabic) "Code Geographique National". 5ème Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat. 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c (French) "Repartition des Sieges des Assemblees Populaires Communales: 01 — Wilaya d'Adrar" (PDF). Journal Officiel de la Republique Algerienne N° 47. 10 July 2002. 

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