El Taref Province

El Taref (Arabic: ولاية الطارف, French: Wilaya d'El Tarf) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria. El Kala is a port town in this province. El Taref is the capital city. El Kala, a port town in this province, is home to El Kala National Park.

El Taref Province

ولاية الطارف
Map of Algeria highlighting El Taref
Coordinates: 36°46′N 8°19′E
Country Algeria
CapitalEl Taref
  Total3,339 km2 (1,289 sq mi)
  Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 38
ISO 3166 codeDZ-36


The province was created from parts of Annaba Province and Guelma Province in 1984.

Administrative divisions

It is made up of 7 districts, divided into 24 municipalities.




  1. Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived July 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.
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