Djinet

Djinet (Arabic: جنّات Jannāt), the classical Cissi, is a port town and commune in the Bordj Menaïel District of Boumerdès Province, Algeria, east of the mouth of the Isser River and around Cape Djinet. As of 2008, the population of the municipality is 21,966.[1]

Djinet
جنات
Commune and town
Djinet
Coordinates: 36.876977°N 3.723121°E / 36.876977; 3.723121
Country Algeria
ProvinceBoumerdès
DistrictBordj Ménaïl
Population
 (2008)
  Total21,966
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

The town is particularly notable for its power plant and accompanying desalination unit.[2] A fishing port recently built there, originally scheduled to open in 2007, became fully operational only in 2016 due to problems with sand accumulation.[3]