The first level of administration in Algeria is the Province. There are a total of 48 Provinces. The name of the Province is also the name of capital of the Province. Each Province has Governor and an elected parliament/assembly responsible for governance. The Governor or Wali is appointed by the Algerian President.

Algeria Level 2 - District (Daïra)

The second level of administration in Algeria is the District. There are a total of 547 Districts. The District provides various services for it's residents such as vehicle registrations, drivers licenses and national ID cards.

Algeria Level 3 - Commune (Baladiyah)

The third level of administration in Algeria is the Commune. There are a total of 1541 Communes. Each Commune has a four character code assigned by the National Office of Statistics (ONS). Prior to Independence from France in 1962 the Communes was referred to as a Baladiyat

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