Bouïra

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Coordinates: 36°22′48″N 3°54′5″E / 36.38000°N 3.90139°E / 36.38000; 3.90139

Bouïra

بويرة
ⵜⵓⵯⵉⵔⵜⵙ
A memorial near the city seat
A memorial near the city seat
Location of the City within Bouïra province
Location of the City within Bouïra province
Bouïra is located in Algeria
Bouïra
Bouïra
Location in Algeria
Coordinates: 36°22′00″N 3°53′00″E / 36.36666°N 3.88333°E / 36.36666; 3.88333
Country Algeria
ProvinceBouïra Province
DistrictBouïra District
Area
 • Total127.55 km2 (49.25 sq mi)
Highest elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Lowest elevation
580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
(2007)
 • Total307,987
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
10000
ClimateCsa

Bouïra (Berber: Tubirett) is the capital of Bouïra Province, Algeria.

Demographics[edit]

It has 75,086 inhabitants as of the 1998 census,[1] which gives it 15 seats in the PMA.

Historical population
Year Population[2]
1954 18,200
1966 16,600
1987 35,600
36,500 (municipality)
1998 52,500

Geography[edit]

It is located in the geographical heart of the province. It borders the municipality of Ait Laziz in the north, Aïn Turk in the north-east (home to the largest aqueduct in Africa), Aïn El Hadjar in the east, El Hachimia in the south-east, Oued El Berdi in the south, El Asnam in the south-west, Haizer in the west, and Taghzourt in the north-west.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.joradp.dz/JO2000/2002/047/FP15.pdf
  2. ^ "populstat.info". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.

External links[edit]

Media related to Bouira at Wikimedia Commons