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A memorial near the province seat

Bouïra (Kabyle: Tubiret, or Bouïra in Tifinagh.svg in tifinagh) 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[1]
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. 36°22′48″N 3°54′5″E / 36.38°N 3.90139°E / 36.38; 3.90139 36°22′48″N 3°54′05″E / 36.38°N 3.9014°E / 36.38; 3.9014 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.

Twin towns

Bouïra is twinned with:




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