Biskra Province

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Biskra Province

ولاية بسكرة
Map of Algeria highlighting Biskra
Map of Algeria highlighting Biskra
Coordinates: 34°52′N 05°45′E / 34.867°N 5.750°E / 34.867; 5.750Coordinates: 34°52′N 05°45′E / 34.867°N 5.750°E / 34.867; 5.750
Country Algeria
CapitalBiskra
Government
 • PPA presidentMr. Slimani Azeddine (RND)
 • WāliMr. Karoum Ahmed
Area
 • Total21,509 km2 (8,305 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total869,215
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 33
ISO 3166 codeDZ-07
Districts12
Municipalities33

Biskra (Arabic: ولاية بسكرة‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria. The capital city is Biskra. Tolga is one of the famous daïras of this wilaya. Other localities include Lichoua, Sidi Okba, Sidi Khaled, El-Kantara and Ouled Djellal.

Administrative division[edit]

The province is made up of 12 districts and 33 communes or municipalities.

Districts[edit]

Communes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Airport [2]