Population of Cities in Algeria (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
40
100,000 to 1 Million
210
10,000 to 100,000
  • Algiers
  • Boumerdas
  • Oran
  • Tebessa
  • Constantine
  • Biskra
  • Setif
  • Batna
  • Bab Ezzouar
  • Annaba
  • Sidi Bel Abbes
  • Blida
  • Tiaret
  • Chlef
  • Bordj Bou Arreridj
  • Ech Chettia
  • Bejaia
  • Skikda
  • El Achir
  • Souk Ahras
  • Djelfa
  • Mascara
  • Jijel
  • Medea
  • Tizi Ouzou
  • Bechar
  • El Oued
  • Tlemcen
  • Relizane
  • Mostaganem
  • Ouargla
  • El Eulma
  • Saida
  • Guelma
  • Bordj el Kiffan
  • Ain Oussera
  • Khenchela
  • Laghouat
  • Ain Beida
  • Baraki
  • Oum el Bouaghi
  • M'Sila
  • Messaad
  • Barika
  • Ghardaia
  • Beni Mered
  • Aflou
  • El Khroub
  • Rouissat
  • Berrouaghia

Algeria is Africa's largest country and has several cities with populations of over a million residents. The country's capital and largest city is Algiers, situated along the Mediterranean coast in the north of the country. Algiers is an historically significant city, having been an important location for trading throughout its history, and it continues to be the commercial and economic center of Algeria today. This is reflected in its population, which is around 3.5 million (and approximately five million if the metropolitan area is included).

The city of Oran is the second-largest in Algeria, with a population of around 650,000 residents. It too is an important cultural and economic part of the country. In addition, it is a port city with three universities, making it a key location for trade and education. Constantine, a city located in north-eastern Algeria, also has a substantial population of around 500,000 and is a culturally important city, having been named after the emperor Constantine the Great. Constantine is also known as the 'City of Bridges' due to the many bridges that connect the mountains on which the city is built. In recognition of its cultural heritage, Constantine was named as the Arab Capital of Culture in 2015.

Algeria has 1 cities with more than a million people, 40 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 210 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Algeria is Algiers, with a population of 1,977,663 people.

Algiers

Algiers is the capital and largest city of Algeria, with over 5 million people in it's metro area.

1,977,663

Boumerdas

Boumerdès is the capital of the province of Boumerdès in Algeria. Located in the Mediterranean Sea, Boumerdès boosted a population of 28,500 in 1998 and 15,000 in 1987.

786,499

Oran

Oran is a coastal city in northwestern Algeria. Due to its commercial, industrial and cultural importance, it is regarded as the second most influential city in Algeria.

645,984

Tebessa

Tébessa is the provincial capital of Tébessa, in the Shawi region of Algeria, 20 kilometres west of the Tunisian border. The city is famous for its traditional Algerian rugs in the area, with a population of around 634,332 people (2007).

634,332

Constantine

Constantine is the provincial capital of Constantine, northeast of Algeria. In the time of the Romans, it was called Cirta and changed its name to "Constantine" in honour of Constantine the Great.

450,097

Biskra

Biskra is the provincial capital of Biskra. In 2007, it had a record population of around 307,987. In the time of the Romans, the town was called Vescera.

307,987

Setif

Sétif is a city in Algeria and the provincial capital of Stif. It is one of the prominent cities in Algeria, and the east primarily, due to its influence on the country's trade.

288,461

Batna

Batna is the major city of Algerian Batna province. The population of 290,645 (2008 Population Census) makes it the fifth largest city in Algeria. Likewise, it one of the major cities in the Chaoui region.

280,798

Bab Ezzouar

Bab Ezzouar is a suburb located in the city of Algiers. This is one of the fastest growing areas in Algiers, with many hotels and shopping malls being built in the area.

275,630

Annaba

Annaba, formerly known as Bona, is a city located in the northeastern area of Algeria. It is found close to the Seybouse River, in the eponymous province.

206,570

Name 2018 Population Location
Algiers1,977,663Map
Boumerdas786,499Map
Oran645,984Map
Tebessa634,332Map
Constantine450,097Map
Biskra307,987Map
Setif288,461Map
Batna280,798Map
Bab Ezzouar275,630Map
Annaba206,570Map
Sidi Bel Abbes191,769Map
Blida182,447Map
Tiaret178,915Map
Chlef178,616Map
Bordj Bou Arreridj168,346Map
Ech Chettia167,955Map
Bejaia164,103Map
Skikda162,702Map
El Achir158,333Map
Souk Ahras156,745Map
Djelfa154,265Map
Mascara150,000Map
Jijel148,000Map
Medea147,707Map
Tizi Ouzou144,000Map
Bechar143,382Map
El Oued134,699Map
Tlemcen132,341Map
Relizane130,094Map
Mostaganem130,000Map
Ouargla129,402Map
El Eulma128,351Map
Saida127,497Map
Guelma123,590Map
Bordj el Kiffan123,246Map
Ain Oussera118,687Map
Khenchela117,000Map
Laghouat113,872Map
Ain Beida105,765Map
Baraki105,402Map
Oum el Bouaghi100,821Map
M'Sila100,000Map
Messaad99,485Map
Barika98,846Map
Ghardaia93,423Map
Beni Mered92,749Map
Aflou84,683Map
El Khroub83,746Map
Rouissat80,784Map
Berrouaghia80,573Map
Ksar el Boukhari77,166Map
Khemis Miliana75,865Map
Azzaba75,317Map
Tamanrasset73,128Map
Ain Touta72,280Map
Cheria72,095Map
Birkhadem71,722Map
Chelghoum el Aid71,660Map
Sidi Aissa69,740Map
Larbaa69,298Map
Mila68,831Map
Bir el Ater68,703Map
Sougueur68,654Map
Ain Fakroun68,433Map
Tolga68,246Map
Es Senia68,084Map
Bir el Djir68,032Map
Akbou66,654Map
Besbes66,287Map
El Bayadh64,632Map
Sidi Khaled64,476Map
Ain Sefra63,420Map
Frenda63,319Map
Bougara63,155Map
Hamma Bouziane63,012Map
Reguiba62,185Map
Tissemsilt61,155Map
Meftah59,990Map
Oued Rhiou59,864Map
Boufarik59,742Map
Sig58,877Map
Ksar Chellala58,478Map
Sidi Moussa57,928Map
Ain Temouchent57,354Map
Ras el Oued56,726Map
Lakhdaria56,719Map
Drean55,147Map
Reghaia54,962Map
Boghni54,666Map
Dar Chioukh54,022Map
Sedrata53,318Map
Hassi Messaoud53,000Map
Djamaa52,882Map
Bouira52,500Map
Mansoura52,285Map
Ain Defla52,276Map
Telerghma51,708Map
Remchi51,224Map
Birine51,209Map
Sour el Ghozlane50,204Map
Metlili Chaamba50,117Map
Khemis el Khechna49,757Map
Timimoun49,237Map
I-n-Salah49,223Map
Touggourt49,044Map
Merouana47,646Map
Kerkera46,747Map
El Hadjar46,656Map
Beni Saf46,382Map
Tindouf45,966Map
'Ain el Turk45,323Map
Boudouaou45,153Map
Berriane44,580Map
Oued Fodda44,523Map
Bou Arfa44,143Map
Adrar43,903Map
El Attaf43,837Map
El Affroun42,627Map
`Ain el Hadjel42,527Map
Hennaya41,959Map
Tazoult-Lambese41,636Map
Draa el Mizan41,263Map
Timizart41,158Map
Sebdou41,146Map
Tebesbest41,091Map
Souma40,745Map
Azazga40,623Map
Rouached40,263Map
Heliopolis40,139Map
Chetouane39,913Map
'Ain el Melh39,798Map
El Hadjira39,744Map
El Abiodh Sidi Cheikh39,283Map
Mehdia39,271Map
El Idrissia38,714Map
Bougaa38,597Map
Draa Ben Khedda37,443Map
Dar el Beida37,311Map
Ain el Bya37,241Map
Nedroma36,995Map
Debila36,834Map
Arris36,641Map
'Ain Deheb36,146Map
Hammam Bou Hadjar35,896Map
Sidi ech Chahmi35,512Map
El Kala35,449Map
Ain Arnat35,088Map
Sidi Okba34,985Map
Makouda34,515Map
'Ain Merane34,413Map
Ras el Aioun34,167Map
Bordj Ghdir34,136Map
Ouled Mimoun33,888Map
Beni Douala33,611Map
BABOR - VILLE33,000Map
Mouzaia32,981Map
Reggane32,974Map
El Aouinet32,971Map
Tamalous32,579Map
Ain Kercha32,497Map
Djidiouia31,996Map
Barbacha31,983Map
'Ain el Bell31,916Map
el hed31,890Map
Kolea31,816Map
Megarine31,711Map
'Ain Benian31,102Map
Sfizef31,081Map
Freha31,068Map
L'Arbaa Nait Irathen30,609Map
Oued Sly30,504Map
Robbah30,446Map
Bouinan30,271Map
Meskiana30,071Map
Lardjem30,000Map
Sidi Amrane29,734Map
Mekla29,560Map
'Ain Abid29,486Map
Ain Bessem29,461Map
Ain Smara28,968Map
El Abadia28,724Map
Hammamet28,536Map
Ben Mehidi28,398Map
'Ain el Hammam28,029Map
Tizi Gheniff27,974Map
Cheraga27,835Map
Charef27,700Map
Theniet el Had27,687Map
Bou Hanifia el Hamamat27,576Map
Hadjout27,549Map
Douera26,926Map
Boukadir26,662Map
Sidi Akkacha26,558Map
El Amria26,407Map
Dellys26,384Map
Tirmitine26,261Map
Bou Tlelis26,144Map
El Kseur26,050Map
Amizour25,825Map
Didouche Mourad25,764Map
Melouza25,701Map
Tipasa25,225Map
Sidi Merouane25,129Map
Aoulef24,812Map
Abou el Hassan24,022Map
Arhribs23,958Map
Sidi Abdelli23,543Map
Salah Bey23,339Map
Chiffa23,218Map
Zeribet el Oued23,187Map
Boumahra Ahmed23,022Map
Ammi Moussa23,001Map
Oued el Abtal22,819Map
Bou Ismail22,411Map
Tizi-n-Tleta22,404Map
Mazouna22,366Map
Mansourah22,117Map
Ain Taya21,815Map
Zemoura21,770Map
Feraoun21,700Map
Chemini21,585Map
Bensekrane21,283Map
Oued el Alleug21,146Map
Tadmait20,952Map
Rouiba20,742Map
Boudjima20,557Map
Chorfa20,556Map
El Tarf20,300Map
Mers el Kebir20,178Map
Chebli19,901Map
Seddouk19,884Map
Beni Mester19,808Map
Bordj Zemoura19,782Map
Chabet el Ameur19,522Map
El Malah19,415Map
Berrahal19,294Map
Brezina19,084Map
Beni Amrane18,414Map
Isser17,953Map
Tizi Rached17,872Map
Zeralda17,563Map
Arbatache17,481Map
Saoula16,812Map
'Ain el Berd16,548Map
Thenia16,180Map
Naciria15,387Map
Ighram15,030Map
Ouled Moussa13,474Map
'Ain el Hadjar12,996Map
'Ain Boucif11,989Map
Oumache10,424Map
Boumagueur8,474Map
Naama8,390Map
Sidi Senoussi sydy snwsy7,500Map
Illizi6,629Map