Lahmar District

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Lahmar District
دائرة لحمر
District
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Coordinates: 31°56′N 2°16′E / 31.933°N 2.267°E / 31.933; 2.267Coordinates: 31°56′N 2°16′E / 31.933°N 2.267°E / 31.933; 2.267
Country  Algeria
Province Béchar
District seat Lahmar
Area[1]
 • Total 3,220 km2 (1,240 sq mi)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 3,574
 • Density 1.1/km2 (2.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Municipalities 3

Lahmar is a district in Béchar Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Lahmar. According to the 2008 census, the total population of the district was 3,574 inhabitants.[2] The region lies to the north of the provincial capital Béchar and is connected to it by a local road.

Municipalities[edit]

The district is further divided into 3 communes,[1] all of them being among the 20 least populous communes in Algeria:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dairas et Communes" (in French). Site Officiel de la Wilaya de Béchar. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Population: Béchar Wilaya" (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013.