Aïn Defla Province

Aïn Defla (Arabic: ولاية عين الدفلى, is a wilaya (province) in northern Algeria. It is located to the southwest of Algiers, the capital. Localities in Ain Delfa include Aïn Defla, Miliana, El Attaf, Djelida and Djendel.

Aïn Defla Province
ولاية عين الدفلى
Map of Algeria highlighting Aïn Defla
Map of Algeria highlighting Aïn Defla
Coordinates: 36°19′N 2°10′E / 36.317°N 2.167°E / 36.317; 2.167Coordinates: 36°19′N 2°10′E / 36.317°N 2.167°E / 36.317; 2.167
Country Algeria
CapitalAïn Defla
Government
 • PPA presidentMr. Menad Mehdi (FLN)
 • WāliMr. Tikhmarine Lakhdar
Area
 • Total4,897 km2 (1,891 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total771,890
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 27
ISO 3166 codeDZ-44
Districts14
Municipalities36

HistoryEdit

The province was created from Chlef Province in 1984.

Administrative divisionsEdit

It is made up of 14 districts and 36 municipalities.

The districts are:

The municipalities are:

Notable peopleEdit

  • Mohamed Charef (1908-2011), theologian and mufti.
  • Mohamed Belhocine (born 1951), Algerian medical scientist, professor of internal medicine and epidemiology.

ReferencesEdit

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