Khenchela Province

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Khenchela Province
ولاية خنشلة
Province
Mairie de Khenchela.jpg
Nickname(s): Hansala
Algeria 40 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Coordinates: 35°26′02″N 7°08′49″E / 35.434°N 7.147°E / 35.434; 7.147Coordinates: 35°26′02″N 7°08′49″E / 35.434°N 7.147°E / 35.434; 7.147
Country  Algeria
Capital Khenchela
Area
 • Total 9,811 km2 (3,788 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 384,268
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 032
ISO 3166 code DZ-40
Districts 8
Municipalities 21

Khenchela Province (Arabic: ولاية خنشلة‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria.

Administrative division[edit]

The province is divided into 8 districts, which are further divided into 21 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

  1. Khenchela, as a district and capital
  2. Aïn Touila, located 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeastern of capital
  3. Babar, located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of capital
  4. Bouhmama, located 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of capital
  5. Chechar, located 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of capital
  6. El Hamma, located 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of capital
  7. Kaïs, located 22 kilometres (14 mi) west of capital
  8. Ouled Rechache, located 22 km east of capital

Communes[edit]

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.