Babar, Algeria

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Babar
بابار
Municipality
Commune of Babar
Location of Babar, Algeria within Khenchela Province
Location of Babar, Algeria within Khenchela Province
Babar is located in Algeria
Babar
Babar
Location of Babar within Algeria
Coordinates: 35°09′40″N 7°05′02″E / 35.161°N 7.084°E / 35.161; 7.084Coordinates: 35°09′40″N 7°05′02″E / 35.161°N 7.084°E / 35.161; 7.084
Country  Algeria
Province Khenchela
District Babar (coextensive)
Government
 • PMA Seats 11
Area
 • Total 4,037 km2 (1,559 sq mi)
Elevation 1,207 m (3,960 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Total 28,182
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal code 40340
ONS code 4013

Babar is a municipality in Khenchela Province, Algeria. It coextensive with Babar district and has a population of 28,182, which gives it 11 seats in the PMA. Its postal code is 40340 and its municipal code is 4013.

History[edit]

Babar (Babar tifineg.png) in Amazigh means the Lion's Gate : Bab the Gate Ar Lion. It's the opening to the berberian lion Atlasien Lion territory, to Sheshar (Chechar) and Seiar (Seïar).