El Mouradia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

El Mouradia-El Golf (Arabic: المرادية‎) is a municipality in Algiers Province, Algeria. It is administratively part of Sidi M'Hamed district.[1] Its municipal code is 1627 and postal code is 16070 and it has a population of 29,503 as of the 1998 census, which gives it 11 seats in the PMA.[2]

The Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have their head offices in El Mouradia.[3][4] The Embassy of Finland is also in El Mouradia.[5]

Other meanings[edit]

El Mouradia is also the name of the main presidential palace in Algeria. It is a Moorish style villa pre-dating independence that was chosen to house the Algerian presidency's main offices, including the Algerian president's office itself. El Mouradia symbolises the Algerian presidency therefore just like the White House or the Kremlin symbolise the American or Russian presidencies. Entrance is guarded by dismounted troops from the Algerian Haras Joumhouri (Republican Cavalry).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria". Retrieved 2007-11-06. 
  2. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria". Retrieved 2007-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Accueil." Ministry of National Education. 25 March 2005. Retrieved on 16 October 2012. "8, Rue de Pékin El-Mouradia, Alger, Algérie"
  4. ^ "Nous contacter." Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved on 16 October 2012. "Ministère des Affaires Etrangères 1 rue ibn Batran, El Mouradia"
  5. ^ "9th Africa Partnership Forum Algiers, 12-13 November 2007." Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved on 16 October 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°45′N 3°03′E / 36.750°N 3.050°E / 36.750; 3.050