Bir Mourad Raïs

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Bir Mourad Raïs / Birmendreïs

بير مراد رايس
The townhall
The townhall
Nickname(s): 
Birmendreis
Motto(s): 
"From the people, for the people"
Location of Bir Mourad Raïs in Algiers Province
Location of Bir Mourad Raïs in Algiers Province
Bir Mourad Raïs / Birmendreïs is located in Algeria
Bir Mourad Raïs / Birmendreïs
Bir Mourad Raïs / Birmendreïs
Location of Bir Mourad Raïs in Algeria
Coordinates: 36°44′06″N 3°02′42″E / 36.735°N 03.045°E / 36.735; 03.045Coordinates: 36°44′06″N 3°02′42″E / 36.735°N 03.045°E / 36.735; 03.045
Country Algeria
ProvinceAlgiers Province
DistrictBir Mourad Raïs
APC2012-2017
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • MayorAbdelhamid Habik (RND)
Area
 • Land4.22 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2008[1])
 • Total45,345
 • Density10,745.3/km2 (27,830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
16005
ISO 3166 codeCP

Bir Mourad Raïs (Arabic: بئر مراد رايس ; formerly (French: Birmendreis) is a town in Algiers Province, Algeria. The town is named in honor of the famous Ottoman admiral Murat Rais. It is the birthplace of French Marxist philosopher Louis Althusser. As of 2008, its population was 45,345.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Algeria: Administrative Division (Provinces and Communes)". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 26 December 2014.