Béjaïa

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Béjaïa

بجاية / Bijāya
Ceety an commune
Béjaïa (Algérie).jpg
Location o Béjaïa, Algerie within Béjaïa Province
Location o Béjaïa, Algerie within Béjaïa Province
Béjaïa is located in Algerie
Béjaïa
Béjaïa
Location in Algerie
Coordinates: 36°45′04″N 05°03′51″E / 36.75111°N 5.06417°E / 36.75111; 5.06417Coordinates: 36°45′04″N 05°03′51″E / 36.75111°N 5.06417°E / 36.75111; 5.06417
Kintra Algerie
ProvinceBéjaïa
DestrictBéjaïa
Area
 • Total120.22 km2 (46.42 sq mi)
Elevation
949 m (3,114 ft)
Population
 (2008 census)
 • Total177,988
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
06000
ClimateCsa

Béjaïa (/bɪˈdʒə/, French: [beʒaja]; Arabic: بجاية‎, bijāya), formerly Bougie an Bugia, is a Mediterrane port ceety an commune in Algerie; it is the caipital o Béjaïa Province, Kabylie. Béjaïa is the lairgest principally Kabyle-speakin ceety in the region o Kabylie.