Tizi Ouzou Province

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Tizi Ouzou Province
ولاية تيزي وزو
Wilaya de Tizi Ouzou
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Landscape of Tizi Ouzou viewed from Djurdjura
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Map of Algeria highlighting Tizi Ouzou
Coordinates: 36°44′N04°04′E / 36.733°N 4.067°E / 36.733; 4.067
Country Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
Capital Tizi Ouzou
Area
  Total3,568 km2 (1,378 sq mi)
Population
 (2008) [1]
  Total1,119,646
  Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Area Code +213 (0) 26
ISO 3166 code DZ-15
Districts 21
Municipalities 67
Website www.tiziouzou-dz.com

Tizi Ouzou (Kabyle: Tawilayt n Tizi Wezzu, Arabic : ولاية تيزي وزو) is a province ( wilayah ) of Algeria in the Kabylia region. Its capital is Tizi Ouzou.

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History

In 1984, Boumerdès Province was carved out of its territory.

Administrative divisions

The province is divided into 21 districts ( daïras ), which are further divided into 67 communes or municipalities.

Districts

Communes

Villages

Notable people

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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.