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

File:StatueBouira.jpg
A memorial near the province seat

Bouïra (Kabyle: Tubiret, or 60px in tifinagh) is the capital of Bouïra Province, Algeria.

Demographics[edit]

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

Historical population
Year Population[2]
1954 18,200
1966 16,600
1987 35,600
36,500 (municipality)
1998 52,500

Geography[edit]

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.

Twin towns[edit]

Bouïra is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. http://www.joradp.dz/JO2000/2002/047/FP15.pdf
  2. "populstat.info".



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