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Commune and town
Official seal of Boufarik
Boufarik is located in Algeria
Coordinates: 36°44′14″N 2°54′39″E / 36.73722°N 2.91083°E / 36.73722; 2.91083
Country  Algeria
Province Blida Province
District Boufarik District
Population (1998)
 • Total 48,800
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Boufarik is a town in Blida Province, Algeria, approximately 30 km from Algiers. In 1998, its population was 48,800.[1]

The major neighbourhoods of the city are: K'ssar, Blatan, Ben gladash, Mimoun, Trig erange, Bariyan.

The city is well known with the production of oranges, where it is called the city of orange, where the famous drink of Orangina was first produced in the city by Spanish pharmacist, Dr. Trigo, under the name Naranjina.

Beside, the city is well famous of its flea market on Monday and Thursday, where people from the nearby city come to shoppe. It is also famous for Zalabia (a well-sweet cake) and oranges.

The main stadium is the Boufarik Stadium (Stade du Boufarik).

Notable residents[edit]


Coordinates: 36°34′14″N 2°54′39″E / 36.57056°N 2.91083°E / 36.57056; 2.91083