Bordj Menaïel

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Bordj Menaïel
برج منايل
City and Common
Nickname(s): Burǧ Imnayen
Motto: "From the people, for the people"
Location of Bordj Menaïel in the Boumerdès Province
Location of Bordj Menaïel in the Boumerdès Province
Bordj Menaïel is located in Algeria
Bordj Menaïel
Bordj Menaïel
Location of Bordj Menaïel in the Algeria
Coordinates: 36°44′30″N 3°43′23″E / 36.741667°N 3.723056°E / 36.741667; 3.723056Coordinates: 36°44′30″N 3°43′23″E / 36.741667°N 3.723056°E / 36.741667; 3.723056
Country  Algeria
Province Boumerdès Province
District Bordj Menaïel District
APC 2012-2017
Government
 • Type Municipality
Population (2008)
 • Total 64,820[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
ISO 3166 code CP

Bordj Menaïel (from the Arabic برج - bordj, "tower" and Berber imnayen "cavaliers") is a town in the Boumerdès Province in Algeria. It is located in the western Kabylie region at 36°44′30″N 3°43′23″E / 36.74167°N 3.72306°E / 36.74167; 3.72306 and is 30 km away from the city of Boumerdès. As of 1998, its population is 35,600[2] Algeria goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi was born in Bordj Menaiel.

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