Bouïra Province

Bouïra (Arabic: ولاية البويرة‎, French: Wilaya de Bouira) is a province (wilaya) in the Kabylie region (also known as Tazwawa) in Algeria.

Bouïra Province

ولاية البويرة
Map of Algeria highlighting Bouïra
Map of Algeria highlighting Bouïra
Coordinates: 36°23′N 3°54′E / 36.383°N 3.900°E / 36.383; 3.900Coordinates: 36°23′N 3°54′E / 36.383°N 3.900°E / 36.383; 3.900
Country Algeria
Founded1974
CapitalBouïra
Government
 • WāliMouloud Cherifi
Area
 • Total4,439 km2 (1,714 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total694,750
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 26
ISO 3166 codeDZ-10
Districts12
Municipalities45

HistoryEdit

The province was created from parts of Médéa (département) and Tizi-Ouzou department in 1974.

Administrative divisionsEdit

It is made up of 12 districts and 45 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

CommunesEdit

Notable peopleEdit

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.

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