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Algiers Province

Algiers Province
ولاية الجزائر
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Country  Algeria
Capital Algiers
 • PPA president Mr. Mohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mohamed Kebir Addou
 • Total 1,190 km2 (460 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,988,145
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 code DZ-16
Districts 13
Municipalities 57

Algiers (Arabic: ولاية الجزائرWilāyat al-Jazāʼir) is a province (wilayah) in Algeria, named after its capital, Algiers, which is also the national capital. It is adopted from the old French département of Algiers and has a population of about 3 million.


  • Administrative divisions 1
    • Districts 1.1
    • Communes 1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Administrative divisions

Algiers province is divided into 13 districts and 57 communes or municipalities.


The districts, listed according to official numbering (from west to east), are:

1. Zéralda
2. Chéraga
3. Draria
4. Bir Mourad Raïs
5. Birtouta
6. Bouzaréah
7. Bab El Oued

8. Sidi M'Hamed
9. Hussein Dey
10. El Harrach
11. Baraki
12. Dar El Beïda
13. Rouïba

The 13 districts of Algiers province


The communes, listed alphabetically, are:


  1. ^ Population résidente des ménages ordinaires et collectifs (MOC) selon la wilaya de résidence et le sexe et le taux d’accroissement annuel moyen (1998-2008) Office National des Statistiques.

External links

  • (French) "Alger, Capitale previligiée pour l'investissement" (Archive) - National Agency of Investment Development (Agence Nationale de Développement de l'Investissement or ANDI, الوكالة الوطنية لتطوير الاستثمار)
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