Oum El Bouaghi Province

Oum El Bouaghi Province

ولاية أم البواقي
Map of Algeria highlighting Oum El Bouaghi
Map of Algeria highlighting Oum El Bouaghi
Coordinates: 35°53′N 7°7′E / 35.883°N 7.117°E / 35.883; 7.117Coordinates: 35°53′N 7°7′E / 35.883°N 7.117°E / 35.883; 7.117
Country  Algeria
Capital Oum El Bouaghi
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Chouia Taha Hocine (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. brimi djamel eddine
Area
 • Total 6,768 km2 (2,613 sq mi)
Population
(2008) [1]
 • Total 644,364
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Area Code +213 (0) 32
ISO 3166 code DZ-04
Districts 12
Municipalities 29

Oum El Bouaghi or Oum el-Bouaghi (Arabic: ولاية أم البواقي‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria in the Aures region. The capital is Oum el-Bouaghi, which was named Can Robert (during French occupation), Sidi R'Ghis a few years later, and Oum El Bouaghi before independence.

Administrative divisions

The province is divided into 12 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 29 communes or municipalities.

Districts

Communes

References

  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.