Skikda Province

Skikda (Arabic: ولاية سكيكدة‎, French: Wilaya de Skikda) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria, on its eastern Mediterranean coastline.

Skikda Province
ولاية سكيكدة
Map of Algeria highlighting سطيف
Map of Algeria highlighting سطيف
Coordinates: 36°52′N 6°54′E / 36.867°N 6.900°E / 36.867; 6.900Coordinates: 36°52′N 6°54′E / 36.867°N 6.900°E / 36.867; 6.900
Country Algeria
CapitalSkikda
Area
 • Total4,026 km2 (1,554 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total904,195
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 38
ISO 3166 codeDZ-21
Districts13
Municipalities38

HistoryEdit

The province was created from Constantine (department) in 1974.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province is divided into 13 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 38 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

CommunesEdit

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.

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