The common of Chorfa is located west of Mascara on the border with the province of Sig and Sidi Bel Abbes, about 63 kmIt 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 SigIt 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.