Sétif Province

Sétif Province (Arabic: ولاية سطيف‎, Kabyle: Agezdu n Sṭif) is a province (wilaya) in north-eastern Algeria. Its capital and largest city is Sétif; the next largest city is El Eulma. There is also the World Heritage Site of Djémila there.

Sétif Province
ولاية سطيف
Agezdu n Sṭif
Vue aérienne de Sétif (Algérie).jpg
Map of Algeria highlighting Sétif
Map of Algeria highlighting Sétif
Coordinates: 36°11′N 5°24′E / 36.183°N 5.400°E / 36.183; 5.400Coordinates: 36°11′N 5°24′E / 36.183°N 5.400°E / 36.183; 5.400
Country Algeria
CapitalSétif
Government
 • PPA presidentNaima Farhi (2007-2012)
Area
 • Total6,504 km2 (2,511 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total1,496,150
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area code+213 (0) 36
ISO 3166 codeDZ-19
Districts20
Municipalities60
Websitewww.wilayasetif.dz

HistoryEdit

In 1984 Bordj Bou Arréridj Province and Mila Province were carved out of its territory.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province is divided into 20 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 60 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

CommunesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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