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Bejaia Tourist City
Bejaia is one of the Algerian cities that was established as a city in the year 1974 AD by Nasser bin Alnas bin Hammad bin Ziri, and its land area is 3223.50 km², and the city is known by several names including Saladi, Bouji, the Pearl of Algeria, Nasiriyah, and Fajith, and it is divided administratively into 53 municipalities, And 19 departments.
Geography of Bejaia
- Geographical location: Geographically located in the north of the Algerian Republic, where it is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, and bounded to the east by the wilaya of Jijel, to the northwest by the state of Tizi Ouzou, and to the southwest by the wilaya of Bordj Bou Arrirg, and to the west by the wilaya of Bouira.
- the climate: Its climate is characterized by a Mediterranean climate; mild, hot in summer, and cold, rainy and snowy in winter.
- Landforms: The city has many terrain as national park, forests planted with olive and pine trees, coastal coast, and beaches.
Population and economy
With a population of 177.988 people, according to statistics of 2008, its population speaks two official languages: the tribal language, which is one of the most spoken languages, and the French language that is used in commercial buildings, private companies and publicity.
In economic terms, the Bejaia economy depends on the industrial sector represented in the manufacture of foodstuffs, building materials, solid materials, mineral water, and the agricultural sector, the most important of which are olives, vegetables of all shapes and types, and the tourism sector.
Tourism in Bejaia
The city contains many tourist, historical, archeological and religious monuments, including:
- Historical doors: Constructed in the Hammadid era such as:
- The Bab al-Bahr, which the French called Bab Sarazin, was built in 1070 CE.
- Chapter items known as the door to metadata.
- City walls: It was constructed during the first Hammadiya period, specifically in 1067 CE
- Bejaia Fortress: The days of the Spanish occuAl Bahahn were built on it in the year 1510 AD, and one of the most famous of these fortresses is the fort of Sidi Abdel Qadir known as the fort of the sea.
- Musa Tower Museum: It is one of the great monuments in the city, and was built by the Spaniards in the sixteenth century AD.
- The Kasbah of Bejaia: It was built in the year 1152 AD and was rebuilt during the Spanish occuAl Bahahn.
- Sidi Soufi Mosque: It was built in the sixteenth century AD.
- Other parameters: A bust of Ibn Khaldoun, the Kasbah of Bejaia Mosque, the Sidi Talented Mosque, the mihrab of the Ibn Tumart Mosque, Bir al-Salam, the mountain-covered Shalata municipality with snow, the Mazaya Tower, Kfarda Waterfalls, the Straits Road, tunnels tunnels and ice stalagmites located in Uqas.
Bejaia administrative departments
They are: Bejaia District, Adkar Circle, Akbo Circle, Amazour Circle, Awqas Circle, Barbasha Circle, Bani Maoush Circle, Shmini Circle, Darqainah Circle, Al Qasr Circle, Aghil Circle, Turner Circle, Opselan Circle, Tameserite Circle, Saduq Amalo Circle, and Circle Sidi Aish, the Tychy Boukhalifa constituency, the Mondo Mallu circuit department, and the Tazmalet constituency.