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Coordinates: 36°28′N 002°49′E / 36.467°N 2.817°E / 36.467; 2.817

Blida Province
ولاية البليدة
Algeria 09 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting the Province of Blida
Province Code 9
Area Code +213 (0) 25
Capital Blida
Districts 10
Municipalities 25
Wāli Mr. Ouadah Hocine
PPA president Mr. Kahla Mustapha (FLN)
Basic statistics
Area 1,696 km² (655 sq mi)
Population 1,009,892[1] (2008)
Density 595.5/km² (1541.8/sq mi)

Blida (Arabic: ولاية البليدة‎) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria. Its capital is Blida. The Chréa National Park is situated here.


Administrative divisions

It is made up of 10 districts and 25 municipalities.

The districts are:

  1. Blida
  2. Boufarik
  3. Bougara
  4. Bouïnian
  5. El Affroun
  6. Larbaâ
  7. Meftah
  8. Mouzaïa
  9. Oued El Alleug
  10. Ouled Yaïch

The municipalities are:

  1. Aïn Romana
  2. Ben Khéllil
  3. Blida
  4. Bouarfa
  5. Boufarik
  6. Bougara
  7. Bouïnian
  8. Béni Mered
  9. Béni Tamou
  10. Chiffa
  11. Chréa
  12. Chébli
  13. Djebabra (Djebara)
  14. El Affroun
  15. Guerrouaou
  16. Hammam Melouane
  17. Larbaâ
  18. Meftah
  19. Mouzaïa
  20. Oued Djer
  21. Oued El Alleug
  22. Ouled Selama
  23. Ouled Yaïch
  24. Souhane
  25. Soumaâ

Natural features

This province has one of the few habitat areas in Algeria that supports a sub-population of the Barbary Macaque, Macaca sylvanus.[2]


  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan, (2008) Barbary Macaque: Macaca sylvanus,, ed. Nicklas Stromberg

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