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Oum El Bouaghi Province
ولاية أم البواقي
Algeria 04 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting the Province of Oum El Bouaghi
Province Code 4
Area Code +213 (0) 32
Capital Oum El Bouaghi
Districts 12
Municipalities 29
Wāli Mr. Bouderbali Mohamed
PPA president Mr. Chouia Taha Hocine (FLN)
Basic statistics
Area 6,768 km² (2,613.14 sq mi)
Population 644,364[1] (2008)
Density 95.2/km² (246.6/sq mi)

Oum El Bouaghi or Oum el-Bouaghi (Arabic: ولاية أم البواقي‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria. The capital is Oum el-Bouaghi, which was named Can Robert (during French occupation), Sidi R'Ghis a few years later, and Oum El Bouaghi before independence.


Administrative divisions

The province is divided into 12 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 29 communes or municipalities.



  1. Aïn Babouche
  2. Aïn Beïda
  3. Aïn Fakroun
  4. Aïn Kechra
  5. Aïn M'Lila
  6. Dhalaâ
  7. F'Kirina
  8. Ksar Sbahi
  9. Meskiana
  10. Oum El Bouaghi
  11. Sigus
  12. Souk Naâmane


  1. Aïn Babouche
  2. Aïn Beïda
  3. Aïn Diss
  4. Aïn Fakroun
  5. Aïn Kercha
  6. Aïn M'lila
  7. Aïn Zitoun
  8. Behir Chergui
  9. Berriche
  10. Bir Chouhada
  11. D'hala (Dhalaâ)
  12. El Amiria
  13. El Belala
  14. El Djazia
  15. El Fedjouz Boughrara Saoudi
  16. El Harmilia
  17. Fkirina (F'Kirina)
  18. Hanchir Toumghani
  19. Ksar Sbahi
  20. Meskiana
  21. Oued Nini
  22. Ouled Gacem
  23. Ouled Hamla
  24. Ouled Zoual
  25. Oum El Bouaghi
  26. Rahia
  27. Sigus
  28. Souk Naâmane
  29. Zorg


  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.


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