Naâma Province

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Naâma Province
ولاية النعامة
Map of Algeria highlighting Naâma
Map of Algeria highlighting Naâma
Coordinates: 33°16′N 0°19′W / 33.267°N 0.317°W / 33.267; -0.317Coordinates: 33°16′N 0°19′W / 33.267°N 0.317°W / 33.267; -0.317
Country  Algeria
Capital Naâma
 • Wāli Mr. Hamidou Abdelhamid
 • Total 29,950 km2 (11,560 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 209,470
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 49
ISO 3166 code DZ-45
Districts 7
Municipalities 12

Naâma (Arabic: ولاية النعامة‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria named after its provincial seat, the town of Naâma. There is an airport in Mécheria; and a big sabkha.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 7 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 12 communes or municipalities.



DZ - 45 Naama Province Numbers.svg


  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.