Blida Province

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Blida Province
ولاية البليدة
Province
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
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Kahla Mustapha (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Ouadah Hocine
Area
 • 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]

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

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