Abadla District

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Abadla District
دائرة العبادلة
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Coordinates: 31°1′N 2°44′E / 31.017°N 2.733°E / 31.017; 2.733Coordinates: 31°1′N 2°44′E / 31.017°N 2.733°E / 31.017; 2.733
Country  Algeria
Province Béchar
District seat Abadla
 • Total 12,100 km2 (4,700 sq mi)
Population (1998)[2]
 • Total 18,648
 • Density 1.5/km2 (4.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Municipalities 3

Abadla is a district in Béchar Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Abadla. According to the 2008 census, the total population of the district was 21,133 inhabitants.[2] Most of the population of the region is clustered around the Oued Guir, the main water source for the district. The N6 national highway runs through the district on its way from Béchar to Adrar; the N50 branches off near Abadla, leading to Tindouf.


The district is further divided into three communes:[1]


  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" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013.