Ghardaïa Province

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Ghardaïa Province
ولاية غرداية
Province
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
Capital Ghardaïa
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Fekhar Mohamed (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Fehim Yehia
Area
 • Total 86,105 km2 (33,245 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 375,988
 • Density 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-47
Districts 9
Municipalities 13

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

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

Districts of Ghardaïa

Districts[edit]

  1. Métlili
  2. El Ménia
  3. Bounoura
  4. Mansourah
  5. Ghardaïa
  6. Dhayat Ben Dhahoua
  7. Zelfana
  8. Bérianne
  9. El Guerara

Communes[edit]

  1. Berriane
  2. Bounoura
  3. Dhayet Bendhahoua
  4. El Atteuf
  5. El Guerrara
  6. El Menia
  7. Ghardaia
  8. Hassi Fehal
  9. Hassi Gara
  10. Mansoura
  11. Metlili
  12. Sebseb
  13. Zelfana

References[edit]

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

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