Bouïra Province

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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
Olive trees growing in Bouïra Province
Olive trees growing in Bouïra Province
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; 3.900
Country Algeria
 • WāliMouloud Cherifi
 • Total4,439 km2 (1,714 sq mi)
 • Total694,750
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 26
ISO 3166 codeDZ-10

History edit

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

Administrative divisions edit

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

Districts edit

Communes edit

Notable people edit

References edit

  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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