Bejaia Province

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Bejaia Province
ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⴱⴳⴰⵢⴻⵜ
ولاية بجاية
Province
Siège de la wilaya de Béjaïa.jpg
Map of Algeria highlighting Béjaïa
Map of Algeria highlighting Béjaïa
Coordinates: 36°45′N 5°04′E / 36.750°N 5.067°E / 36.750; 5.067Coordinates: 36°45′N 5°04′E / 36.750°N 5.067°E / 36.750; 5.067
Country  Algeria
Capital Béjaïa
Government
 • PPA president Mohamed Bettache (FLN)
 • Wāli Ali Bedrici
Area
 • Total 3,268 km2 (1,262 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 915,835
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 34
ISO 3166 code DZ-06
Districts 19
Municipalities 52

Bejaia ( Berber: ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⴱⴳⴰⵢⴻⵜ / Tamnaḍt n Vgayet , Arabic: ولاية بجاية‎‎), sometimes written Béjaïa, is a province of Algeria in the Kabylie region ( also known as Tazwawa ). The capital city is Béjaïa.

Gouraya National Park is located in Béjaïa Province. A population of an endangered primate, the Barbary macaque, is found within the park; this primate has a severely restricted and disjunctive range.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 19 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 52 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

Communes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived July 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. 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 Archived April 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

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