Bouïra

Coordinates: 36°22′48″N 3°54′5″E / 36.38000°N 3.90139°E / 36.38000; 3.90139

Bouïra
بويرة
ⵜⵓⵯⵉⵔⵜⵙ
City
A memorial near the city seat

Location of the City within Bouïra province
Bouïra
Location in Algeria
Coordinates: 36°22′00″N 3°53′00″E / 36.36666°N 3.88333°E / 36.36666; 3.88333
Country  Algeria
Province Bouïra Province
District Bouïra District
Area
  Total 127.55 km2 (49.25 sq mi)
Highest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Lowest elevation 580 m (1,900 ft)
Population (2007)
  Total 307,987
  Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zone +1 (UTC+1)
Postal code 10000
Climate Csa

Bouïra (Berber: Tubirett) is the capital of Bouïra Province, Algeria.

Demographics

It has 75,086 inhabitants as of the 1998 census,[1] which gives it 15 seats in the PMA.

Historical population
YearPopulation[2]
195418,200
196616,600
198735,600
36,500 (municipality)
199852,500

Geography

It is located in the geographical heart of the province. It borders the municipality of Ait Laziz in the north, Aïn Turk in the north-east (home to the largest aqueduct in Africa), Aïn El Hadjar in the east, El Hachimia in the south-east, Oued El Berdi in the south, El Asnam in the south-west, Haizer in the west, and Taghzourt in the north-west.

References

Media related to Bouira at Wikimedia Commons


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