Sidi Bel Abbès Province

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Sidi Bel Abbès Province
ولاية سيدي بلعباس
Map of Algeria highlighting Sidi Bel Abbès
Map of Algeria highlighting Sidi Bel Abbès
Coordinates: 35°12′N 0°38′W / 35.200°N 0.633°W / 35.200; -0.633Coordinates: 35°12′N 0°38′W / 35.200°N 0.633°W / 35.200; -0.633
Country  Algeria
Capital Sidi Bel Abbès
 • PPA president Mr. M’Kelkel Bouziane (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mokhtar Bentabet
 • Total 9,150.63 km2 (3,533.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 603,369
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 48
ISO 3166 code DZ-22
Districts 15
Municipalities 52

Sidi Bel Abbès (Arabic: ولاية سيدي بلعباس‎ is one of the provinces (wilayas) of Algeria. Its name is derived from the name of its capital, the city of Sidi Bel Abbès. It is situated in the northwestern part of the country.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 15 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 52 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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