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Title: Bouïra  
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Subject: 2010–12 Algerian protests, Bouïra Province, Khalida Toumi, Melinda Hanaoui, Salima Ghezali
Collection: Kabylie, Populated Places in Bouïra Province, Province Seats of Algeria
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A memorial near the city seat
A memorial near the city seat
Location of the City  within Bouïra province
Location of the City within Bouïra province
Bouïra is located in Algeria
Location in Algeria
Country  Algeria
Province Bouïra Province
District Bouïra District
 • Total 127.55 km2 (49.25 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 307,987
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zone +1 (UTC+1)
Postal code 07000

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


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


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.



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