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Coordinates: 36°22′48″N 3°54′5″E / 36.38000°N 3.90139°E / 36.38000; 3.90139

Bouïra

Tubiret

Garanda
Beautiful mountains view
Beautiful mountains view
Location of the City within Bouïra province
Location of the City within Bouïra province
Bouïra is located in Algeria
Bouïra
Bouïra
Location in Algeria
Coordinates: 36°22′00″N 3°53′00″E / 36.36666°N 3.88333°E / 36.36666; 3.88333
Country Algeria
ProvinceBouïra Province
DistrictBouïra District
Area
 • Total127.55 km2 (49.25 sq mi)
Highest elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Lowest elevation
580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total307,987
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
10000
ClimateCsa

Bouïra is the capital of Bouïra Province, Algeria. The city is also called "Garanda" by the locals.

DemographicsEdit

It has 75,086 inhabitants as of the 1998 census,[1] which gives it 15 seats in the PMA.

Historical population
Year Population[2]
1954 18,200
1966 16,600
1987 35,600
36,500 (municipality)
1998 52,500

GeographyEdit

It is located in the geographical heart of the province. It borders the municipality of Ait Laziz in the north, Aïn Turk in the north-east (home to the largest aqueduct in Africa), Aïn El Hadjar in the east, El Hachimia in the south-east, Oued El Berdi in the south, El Asnam in the south-west, Haizer in the west, and Taghzourt in the north-west.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.joradp.dz/JO2000/2002/047/FP15.pdf
  2. ^ "populstat.info". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Bouira at Wikimedia Commons