Bouraoui Belhadef

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Bouraoui Belhadef
Commune and town
DZ 18 Bouraoui Belhadef.svg
Country  Algeria
Province Jijel Province
Population (1998)
 • Total 10,965
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Bouraoui Belhadef is a town and commune in Jijel Province, Algeria. According to the 2002 census it has a population of 10,965.[1]


Bouraoui Belhadef is a commune named after Bouraoui Ali ben cherif, a local hero of the liberation war against the French 1954-1962.The second name Belhadef is the name of the centre of the commune.BOURAOUI BELHADEF WAS THE BASE OF THE HISTORIQUE WILAYA 2(ESHAMAL EL KASSANTINI)IN TAZA IN 1957.

Bouraoui Belhadef is a commune made by the regroupment of two douars(tribes):Beniftah(ouled messaouda,essra,essebt,ghedir elkebch,sidi ounis,ouled khellas and ouled amraan), and L'emsid(Beniaicha:samaa,errmila,elakbia,and boussbaa).The town village of Belhadef(18km south of Daira El-ancer,jijel) is a small vibrant town with tens of small shops and coffee shops,a local mosque,a post office,and the beautiful town hall building.

Coordinates: 36°41′56″N 6°06′07″E / 36.69889°N 6.10194°E / 36.69889; 6.10194