Jijel Province

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Jijel Province
ولاية جيجل
ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⴳⵉⵍⵉ
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
Capital Jijel, Algeria
 • Total 2,577 km2 (995 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 634,412
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 34
ISO 3166 code DZ-18
Districts 11
Municipalities 28

Jijel ( Berber: ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⴰⴹⵜ ⵏ ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⴳⵉⵍⵉ/ Ighil Gili , Arabic: ولاية جيجل‎‎) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria , in "La Petite Kabylie", on the eastern Mediterranean coast. The capital is Jijel (Berber 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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