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Commune and town
Nezla is located in Algeria
Coordinates: 33°5′0″N 6°3′5″E / 33.08333°N 6.05139°E / 33.08333; 6.05139
Country  Algeria
Province Ouargla Province
District Touggourt District
Established[1] 1984
 • Total 132.15 km2 (51.02 sq mi)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 51,674
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Nezla (Arabic: ﻧﺰﻟﺔ‎‎) is a town and commune in Touggourt District, Ouargla Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 51,674,[2] up from 40,524 in 1998,[3] and an annual population growth rate of 2.5%.[2] Nezla is part of the urban area of Touggourt, and forms much of the southern area of that city. Agriculture is the main industry of the region, along with some tourism.[1] The Sidi Madhi Airport is found in Nezla commune, and serves Touggourt and the surrounding areas.


The commune is composed of five localities:[4]

  • Nezla
  • Boumerdès
  • Sidi Boudjenane
  • Aïn Sahra
  • Sidi Madhi


  1. ^ a b c "Official website of the province of Ouarbla - Nezla" (in Arabic). Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population: Ouargla Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'El Oued" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne,. 19 December 1984. p. 1551. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archive-date= (help)
Neighbouring towns and cities

Coordinates: 33°5′N 6°3′E / 33.083°N 6.050°E / 33.083; 6.050