Algiers Province

Algiers Province
ولاية الجزائر
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Map of Algeria highlighting Algiers
Coordinates:
Country  Algeria
Capital Algiers
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Mohamed Zaïm (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Mohamed Kebir Addou
Area
 • Total 273 km2 (105 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,947,461
 • Density 10,797/km2 (27,960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 21
ISO 3166 code DZ-16
Districts 13
Municipalities 57

Algiers is a province in Algeria. It is named after the capital, Algiers, which is also the national capital. There are about 3 million people.

Divisions

Algiers province has 13 districts and 57 communes or municipalities.

Districts

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

DZ-16-Districts
The 13 districts of Algiers province

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