Bouzaréah , located in the of Algiers suburbs, is the 11th district of Algiers, capital of the Algérie. It counts more than 200.000 inhabitants.
Perched with more than 600 meters overhanging Bab El-Oued, Bouzaréah is regarded as the true view-point of Algiers.
The word “Bouzaréah” is made of Bou , “that which has” and of zaréah , “grain”: That which has, which sows the grains.
Symbolic system of the blazonThe first district is red (mouths) of the heraldic color of Africa with a tower notched to represent the fort on the culminating point of the solid mass (402m).
The second district is color of Islam, of sinople (green) with a money koubba to point out the koubbas of Sidi-Nouman inter alia.
With the third district, sinople cypresses to point out the wooded solid mass which recovered formerly all the " Bouzaréah".
With the fourth district the crescent of Islam with the stars which refer to the Observatory of the Celestial Village on blue of France.
This splendid blazon is the work of Théo Bruand d' Uzelle, which carried it out in 1993.
InstitutionsThe city shelters several great institutions:
- the Research center in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysical (ARCAA), a known astronomical observatory formerly like the Observatory of Algiers
- the Algerian Space agency (ASAL)
- the National university of Bouzaréah (normal ex-School teachers of Algiers-Bouzaréah, created by the imperial decree of March 4th, 1865
- the Tele Algerian Diffusion (TDA)
- the broadcast transmitting station of the Djezzy mobile telephone operator, subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Algeria, which is the largest telephone operator in Algeria
- the Department of Sciences of Education - the University of Bouzaréah has Air from France
- the University of bank
- the Notre-Dame basilica of Africa
Bouzaréah also shelters the forest of Baïnem, which is vastest of Algiers.
HistoryGUIDE BLUE 1938: 4 K. 5. Bouzaréa (hôt. : Celestial-hotel, in an old Moorish house, very beautiful sight; of France), small town of 5,468 hab. including 1,633 French, to 600 Mr. of alt…. It is true the *belvédère surroundings of Algiers. Unfortunately, the culminating point of the solid mass is now occupied by a fort of which cannot approach… To enjoy the sight, one will go initially, while taking on the right on the place of the village, to (the 1 K. E.) European cemetery (sight on Algiers its bay); then, returning in the place of the village and taking with G., one will gain (1 km 0.) the indigenous village (sight on the Sahel), with its koubbas shaded dwarf palimiers and his small mosque of Sidi Noumane… De Bouzaréa, one sees: with the NR., the ravines precipice going down towards the Pescade point and sea; with O., the point of Sidi Ferruch, heights of the Sahel, the tomb of the Christian woman, Chenoua; with S. and the E., slopes of Mustapha, the course Matifou, the Atlas blidéen with the cut of Chiffa, snow-covered summits of Djurjura.
The Bouzareah asteroidFrederic Sy was a French astronomer. He published scientific articles for the period of 1894-1918 on the matter of comets and the asteroids. He worked at the astronomical observatory the Research center in astronomy, astrophysics and geophysics (ARCAA, ex-Observatory of Algiers) and was a colleague of François Gonnessiat. He discovered two asteroids baptized of the name of:
"El Djezaïr" (Arabic Algeria) on May 26th, 1916. It is the 858e asteroid on the Liste of the asteroids
- " Bouzareah" October 2nd, 1916. They is the 859 asteroid on the Liste of the asteroids
Personalities born in Bouzareah
- Kamel Messaoudi
- Lyes Bouyahi
The Embassies has Bouzareah
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