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Arabic: 'al-buwīra
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Town in north-central Algeria with 75,000 inhabitants (2005 estimate), southwest of the Grand Kabylia Mountains.
It is the capital of Bou´ra province with 700,000 inhabitants and an area of 4,439 km².
Bou´ra's economy is mainly based upon agriculture specializing in olives and cereals. There is some wine production to the north and rasing of horses, cattle and sheep in the south.
Bou´ra is connected with other urban centres by rail and road. Algiers is 110 km northwest, Tizi Ouzou 80 km north, Beja´a 135 km northeast and Bordj Bou Arreridj 115 km southeast.

By Tore Kjeilen