Constantine Province

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Constantine Province
ولاية قسنطينة
ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⵇⵙⴻⵏⵟⵉⵏⴰ
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Constantine
Map of Algeria highlighting Constantine
Map of the 6 districts of Constantine
Map of the 6 districts of Constantine
Coordinates: 36°21′N 6°36′E / 36.350°N 6.600°E / 36.350; 6.600Coordinates: 36°21′N 6°36′E / 36.350°N 6.600°E / 36.350; 6.600
Country  Algeria
Capital Constantine
Area
 • Total 2,187 km2 (844 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 943,112
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 31
ISO 3166 code DZ-25
Districts 6
Municipalities 12

Constantine (Arabic: ولاية قسنطينة‎‎, Berber: ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⵇⵙⴻⵏⵟⵉⵏⴰ) is one of the 48 provinces (wilayas) of Algeria, whose capital is the city of the same name.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 6 districts or daïra, which are subdivided into 12 communes or municipalities.[2]

List of districts[edit]

Districts of the province of Constantine :

1. Constantine • 2. El Khroub • 3. Aïn Abid • 4. Zighoud Youcef • 5. Hamma Bouziane • 6. Ibn Ziad


District Number of
municipalities
Municipalities Area
(km²)
Population
(hab.)
Constantine 1 Constantine 231.63 448,374
El Khroub 3 El Khroub • Aïn Smara • Ouled Rahmoune 610.70 242,163
Aïn Abid 2 Aïn Abid • Ibn Badis 634.22 50,478
Zighoud Youcef 2 Zighoud Youcef • Beni Hamiden 367.97 44,645
Hamma Bouziane 2 Hamma Bouziane • Didouche Mourad 186.88 124,903
Ibn Ziad 2 Ibn Ziad • Messaoud Boudjeriou 257.37 27,911

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. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. Retrieved 2007-11-06.