Blida Province

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Blida Province
ولاية البليدة
Map of Algeria highlighting Blida
Map of Algeria highlighting Blida
Coordinates: 36°28′N 02°49′E / 36.467°N 2.817°E / 36.467; 2.817Coordinates: 36°28′N 02°49′E / 36.467°N 2.817°E / 36.467; 2.817
Country  Algeria
Capital Blida
 • PPA president Mr. Kahla Mustapha (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Ouadah Hocine
 • Total 1,479 km2 (571 sq mi)
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,009,892
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 25
ISO 3166 code DZ-09
Districts 10
Municipalities 25

Blida (Arabic: ولاية البليدة‎‎) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria. Its capital is Blida. The Chréa National Park is situated here.

Administrative divisions[edit]

It is made up of 10 districts and 25 municipalities.

The districts are:

The municipalities are:

Natural features[edit]

This province has one of the few habitat areas in Algeria that supports a sub-population of the Barbary macaque, Macaca sylvanus.[2]


  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. ^ C. Michael Hogan, (2008) Barbary Macaque: Macaca sylvanus,, ed. Nicklas Stromberg

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