Constantine Province

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Constantine Province
ولاية قسنطينة
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) is one of the 48 provinces (wilayas) of Algeria, whose capital is the city of the same name.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province "or wilaya" 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 :

Daïras de la wilaya de 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 Boudjriou 257.37 27,911

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02. Archived July 24, 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. Retrieved 2007-11-06.