Jijel Province

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Jijel Province

ولاية جيجل
ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⴳⵉⵍⵉ
Wilaya de Jijel
Map of Algeria highlighting Jijel
Map of Algeria highlighting Jijel
Coordinates: 36°48′N 5°46′E / 36.800°N 5.767°E / 36.800; 5.767Coordinates: 36°48′N 5°46′E / 36.800°N 5.767°E / 36.800; 5.767
Country Algeria
CapitalJijel, Algeria
 • Total2,577 km2 (995 sq mi)
 • Total634,412
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 34
ISO 3166 codeDZ-18

Jijel (Arabic: ولاية جيجل‎, Berber languages: ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⴳⵉⵍⵉ, French: Wilaya de Jijel) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria , part of the Kabylie region, on the eastern Mediterranean coast. The capital is Jijel (Berber name : Igilgili). Taza National Park is located in this province.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 11 districts, which are further divided into 28 communes or municipalities.




  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived 2008-07-24 at the Wayback Machine. Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.

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