Ghardaïa Province

Ghardaïa Province

ولاية غرداية
Map of Algeria highlighting Ghardaïa
Map of Algeria highlighting Ghardaïa
Coordinates: 32°29′N 3°40′E / 32.483°N 3.667°E / 32.483; 3.667Coordinates: 32°29′N 3°40′E / 32.483°N 3.667°E / 32.483; 3.667
Country Algeria
CapitalGhardaïa
Government
 • PPA presidentMr. Fekhar Mohamed (FLN)
 • WāliMr. Fehim Yehia
Area
 • Total86,105 km2 (33,245 sq mi)
Population
(2008)[1]
 • Total375,988
 • Density4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 codeDZ-47
Districts9
Municipalities13

Ghardaïa (Arabic: ولاية غرداية‎) is a province (wilaya) in southern Algeria, named after its capital Ghardaïa. The M'Zab Valley, located there, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Administrative divisions[]

The province is made up of 9 districts, which are divided into 13 communes or municipalities.

Districts of Ghardaïa

Districts[]

  1. Métlili
  2. El Ménia
  3. Bounoura
  4. Mansourah
  5. Ghardaïa
  6. Dhayet Bendhahoua
  7. Zelfana
  8. Bérianne
  9. Igraren

Communes[]

  1. At bergane
  2. At bounour
  3. Dhayet Bendhahoua
  4. Tajnint
  5. Igrarene
  6. El Menia
  7. Taɣerdayt
  8. Hassi Fehal
  9. Hassi Gara
  10. Mansoura
  11. Metlili
  12. Sebseb
  13. Zelfana

References[]

  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived July 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.

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