Boumerdès District

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Boumerdès District
دائرة بومرداس
District
DZ 35 Boumerdes District.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting Boumerdès Province
Country Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
Province Boumerdès
District seat Boumerdès
Population (1998)
  Total 60,652
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Municipalities 3

Boumerdès is a district in Boumerdès Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Boumerdès, which is also the capital of the province.

Districts of Algeria daïras

The provinces of Algeria are divided into 547 districts (daïras). The capital of a district is called a district seat. Each District is further divided into one or more municipalities (baladiyahs).

Boumerdès Province Province in Algeria

Boumerdès is a province (wilaya) of northern Algeria in the Kabylie region, between Algiers and Tizi-Ouzou, with its capital at the coastal city of Boumerdès just east of Algiers.

Provinces of Algeria type of administrative entity

Algeria is divided into 48 wilayas (provinces) and 1541 baladiyahs. The capital city of a baladiyah, daïra, or province always gives those entities their name, even Algiers, the capital of the country gave it its name.

Municipalities

The district is further divided into 3 municipalities:

Coordinates: 36°46′00″N3°28′38″E / 36.76667°N 3.47722°E / 36.76667; 3.47722

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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