Coordinates: 35 ° 46 ′ N , 0 ° 29 ′ W
The province of Oran ( Arabic ولاية وهران, DMG Wilāyat Wahrān , tamazight ⴰⴳⴻⵣⴷⵓ ⵏ ⵡⴻⵀⵔⴰⵏ Agezdu n Wehran ) is a province ( wilaya ) in northwestern Algeria .
The province lies on the Mediterranean coast , it includes the city of Oran , the second largest city in Algeria, including its surrounding area and has an area of 2145 km².
Around 1,281,000 people (2006 estimate) inhabit the province, so the population density is around 597 inhabitants per square kilometer.
The capital of the province is Oran .