Constantine Province

Constantine (Arabic: ولاية قسنطينة‎) is one of the 48 provinces (wilayas) of Algeria, whose capital is the city of the same name.

Constantine Province

ولاية قسنطينة
Nickname(s): 
City Of Bridges
Map of Algeria highlighting Constantine
Map of Algeria highlighting Constantine
Map of the 6 districts of Constantine
Map of the 6 districts of Constantine
Coordinates: 36°21′N 6°36′E / 36.350°N 6.600°E / 36.350; 6.600Coordinates: 36°21′N 6°36′E / 36.350°N 6.600°E / 36.350; 6.600
Country Algeria
CapitalConstantine
Government
 • PPA presidentA.Chibane
Area
 • Total2,187 km2 (844 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total1,012,643
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Constantinian
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 31
ISO 3166 codeDZ-25
Districts6
Municipalities12

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province is divided into 6 districts or daïra, which are subdivided into 12 communes or municipalities.[2]

List of districtsEdit

District Number of
municipalities
Municipalities Area
(km²)
Population
(hab.)
Constantine 1 Constantine 231.63 462,374
El Khroub 3 El Khroub • Aïn Smara • Ouled Rahmoune 610.70 248,160
Aïn Abid 2 Aïn Abid • Ibn Badis 634.22 51,478
Zighoud Youcef 2 Zighoud Youcef • Beni Hamiden 367.97 48,432
Hamma Bouziane 2 Hamma Bouziane • Didouche Mourad 186.88 128,867
Ibn Ziad 2 Ibn Ziad • Messaoud Boudjeriou 257.37 30,623

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.
  2. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. Retrieved 2007-11-06. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)