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Algiers Province

Algiers Province

ولاية الجزائر
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217
Country Algeria
CapitalAlgiers
Government
 • PPA presidentMohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • WāliYoucef Charfa (since 2020)
Area
 • Total1,190 km2 (460 sq mi)
Population
(2008)[1]
 • Total2,988,145
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 codeDZ-16
Districts13
Municipalities57

Algiers Province (Arabic: ولاية الجزائر‎, Wilāyat al-Jazāʼir, [wilaːja ald͡ʒazaːʔir]; French: wilaya d'Alger or province d'Alger) is a province (wilayah) in Algeria, named after its capital, Algiers, which is also the national capital. It is adopted from the old French department of Algiers and has a population of about 3 million. It is the most densely populated province of Algeria, and also the smallest by area.

Territory

In 1984, Boumerdès Province and Tipaza Province were carved out of its territory.

Administrative divisions

Algiers province is coincident with the city of Algiers, and is divided into 13 districts, in turn subdivided into 57 communes or municipalities.

Districts

The districts, listed according to official numbering (from west to east), are:

1. Zéralda
2. Chéraga
3. Draria
4. Bir Mourad Raïs
5. Birtouta
6. Bouzaréah
7. Bab El Oued

8. Sidi M'Hamed
9. Hussein Dey
10. El Harrach
11. Baraki
12. Dar El Beïda
13. Rouïba

The 13 districts of Algiers province

Communes

The communes are:

District Commune Arabic
Bab El Oued District Bab El Oued باب الواد
Bologhine بولوغين
Baraki District Baraki براقي
Les Eucalyptus کالیتوس
Sidi Moussa سيدي موسى
Bir Mourad Raïs District Bir Mourad Raïs بير مراد رايس
Birkhadem بئر خادم
Djasr Kasentina جسر قسنطينة
Hydra حيدرة
Saoula السحاولة
Birtouta District Birtouta بئر توتة
Ouled Chebel أولاد شبل
Tessala El Merdja تسالة المرجة
Bouzaréah District Ben Aknoun بن عكنون
Béni Messous بني مسوس
Bouzaréah بوزريعة
El Biar الأبيار
Chéraga District Aïn Bénian عين البنيان
Chéraga الشراقة
Dély Ibrahim دالي إبراهيم
Hammamet الحمامات
Ouled Fayet أولاد فايت
Sidi M'Hamed District Alger Centre الجزائر الوسطى
El Madania المدنية
El Mouradia المرادية‎
Sidi M'Hamed سيدي امحمد‎


  1. Aïn Taya (Ain-Taya)
  2. Bab El Oued
  3. Bab Ezzouar
  4. Baba Hassen
  5. Bachdjerrah (Bach Djerrah)
  6. Bologhine (Bouloghine)
  7. Bordj El Bahri
  8. Bordj El Kiffan (Bordj El Kifan)
  9. Bourouba
  10. Casbah
  11. Dar El Beïda
  12. Douéra
  13. Draria
  14. El Achour
  15. El Harrach
  16. El Magharia
  17. El Marsa
  18. H'raoua
  19. Hussein Dey
  20. Khraïcia
  21. Kouba
  22. Mahelma
  23. Mohamed Belouizdad
  24. Mohammedia
  25. Oued Koriche
  26. Oued Smar
  27. Rahmania
  28. Raïs Hamidou
  29. Reghaïa
  30. Rouïba
  31. Souidania
  32. Staouéli
  33. Zéralda
  34. El Khroub


Neighbourhoods

The neighbourhoods, listed alphabetically, are:

  1. Baba Ali [fr]
  2. Beau-Fraisier [fr]
  3. Casbah of Algiers
  4. Chevalley [ar]
  5. Cité 1er Novembre 1954 [ar]
  6. Cité Yahia Boushaki
  7. Club des Pins [ar]
  8. Diar el Mahçoul
  9. El Annasser [it]
  10. El Hamiz [fr]
  11. Hamma [fr]
  12. La Glacière [fr]
  13. Les Dunes [fr]
  14. Les Fusillés [fr]
  15. Moretti [fr]
  16. Riadh El Feth [ar]
  17. Saïd Hamdine [fr]
  18. Sidi Abdellah [fr]
  19. Sidi Yahia [fr]
  20. Tamentfoust

History

Ottoman Algeria

French conquest

Independence Revolution

The remains during the Battle of Algiers of a house in the Casbah of Algiers destroyed in the explosion that killed Ali la Pointe.

Salafist terrorism

Religion

Mosques

Cemeteries

Zawiyas

Education

Notable people

References

External links


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