The first round of the municipal elections will take place across the country 15 November between 07:00 and 17:00 local time. Voters will elect 5,570 mayors, 5,570 deputy mayors and 56,600 local councillors.
Health measures will be implemented in view of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
A second round is scheduled 29 November.
Increased security should be expected all over the country. According to the Defence Ministry, 28,000 soldiers have been deployed to ensure the logistics and safety of the elections.
It is advisable to keep away from all gatherings or mob movements throughout the duration of the elections, until the results are announced.