The common of Chorfa is located west of Mascara on the border with the province of Sig and Sidi Bel Abbes, about 63 km. It extends over an area of 222 km2.
The commonofchorfacovers anarea of 177km2andhas a population of2920inhabitants (in31/12/2013). Thepopulationdensityis 16inhabitants perkm2.
The town is part of the daïra Sig. It is limited as follows:
- To the north by the common Sig.
- To the south by the common Bordj Boudjabha the wilaya of Sidi Bel Abbes
- To the east by the municipality of El Gueitna and the common Bouhannifia.
- To the west by the municipality of El Gaada.