Kerzaz District

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Kerzaz District
دائرة كرزاز
District
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Coordinates: 29°27′N 1°25′E / 29.450°N 1.417°E / 29.450; 1.417Coordinates: 29°27′N 1°25′E / 29.450°N 1.417°E / 29.450; 1.417
Country  Algeria
Province Béchar
District seat Kerzaz
Area[1]
 • Total 19,310 km2 (7,460 sq mi)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 9,876
 • Density 0.51/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Municipalities 3

Kerzaz is a district in Béchar Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Kerzaz. According to the 2008 census, the total population of the district was 9,876 inhabitants.[2] Almost all of the population is settled near the Oued Saoura, which runs from northwest to southeast through the district. The main road, National Highway N6, also runs through the district from northwest to southeast on the way from Béchar to Adrar, Algeria.

Municipalities[edit]

The district is further divided into 3 municipalities:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dairas et Communes" (in French). Site Officiel de la Wilaya de Béchar. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Population: Béchar Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 May 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013.