Hydra, Algeria

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Commune of Hydra
Ministry of Energy and Mines
Ministry of Energy and Mines
Location of Hydra, Algeria within Algiers Province
Location of Hydra, Algeria within Algiers Province
Hydra is located in Algeria
Location of Hydra within Algeria
Coordinates: 36°45′24″N 3°1′29″E / 36.75667°N 3.02472°E / 36.75667; 3.02472Coordinates: 36°45′24″N 3°1′29″E / 36.75667°N 3.02472°E / 36.75667; 3.02472
Country  Algeria
Province Algiers
District Bir Mourad Raïs
 • PMA Seats 11
Population (1998)
 • Total 35,727
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal code 16035
ONS code 1628

Hydra is a municipality in Algiers province, Algeria. It is located in Bir Mourad Raïs district, in the plateau of western Algiers, the wealthier part of the national capital. It was heavily affected during the 11 December 2007 Algiers bombings.

The head office of the Ministry of Religious Affairs is in Hydra.[1]


Scuola Italiana Roma di Algeri, a private Italian international school, is in Hydra.[2]

The École japonaise d'Alger (アルジェ日本人学校 Aruje Nihonjin Gakkō), a Japanese international school, was previously located in Hydra. It opened in 1977.[3] The Japanese government designated the school on January 11, 1978 (Showa 53).[4] In 1984 the school had 22 kindergarten students and 35 students in grades 1-9, in elementary and junior high school. It temporarily closed in 1993.[3] The Japanese government certified it on January 12, 1994 (Heisei 6), and revoked the certification on March 29, 2002 (Heisei 14)[4]


  1. ^ "الرئيسية للاتصال." Ministry of Religious Affairs. Retrieved on 10 March 2013. "وزارة الشؤون الدينية والأوقاف -الجزائر- رقم 4 شارع تيمقاد، حيدرة، الجزائر"
  2. ^ "Home page" (Archive). Scuola Italiana Roma di Algeri. Retrieved on 19 October 2015. "rue Icosium, 1, Hydra-Algeri"
  3. ^ a b Kobori, Iwao (Conseiller aupres del'Universite des Nations Unies). "L'Algerie et moi" (Archive). Japan-Algeria Center (Centre Japon- Algérie/日本-アルジェリアセンター). Retrieved on 16 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b "過去に指定・認定していた在外教育施設" (Archive). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Retrieved on January 15, 2015.