Tamanrasset Province

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Tamanrasset Province
ولاية تمنراست
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Coordinates: 22°47′N 05°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517Coordinates: 22°47′N 05°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517
Country  Algeria
Capital Tamanrasset
Area
 • Total 556,200 km2 (214,800 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 198,691
 • Density 0.36/km2 (0.93/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-11
Districts 7
Municipalities 10

Tamanrasset or Tamanghasset (Arabic: ولاية تمنراست‎, Berber: Tamenγest Tamanrasset in Tifinagh.svg) is the largest province (wilaya) in Algeria. It was named after its province seat: Tamanrasset. The province has two national parks, more than any other in Algeria. They are: Tassili n'Ajjer National Park and Ahaggar National Park. The province makes up almost a quarter of the country's area.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is divided into 7 districts (daïras),[2] which are further divided into 10 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

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.
  2. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. Retrieved 2007-11-06.