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Commune and town
Lichana in 1911
Lichana in 1911
Country  Algeria
Province Biskra Province
Population (1998)
 • Total 8,740
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Lichana is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8,740.[1]

Lichana is located in south-east Algeria, 360km south of the capital Algiers, part of the Tolga Oasis, an area known internationally for high-quality dates (Deglet Nour) with more than 500,000 date palm trees in the area.

Notable Persons[edit]

Ferhat Bouhamed (1951), Muslim théologien

See this documentary about Lichana town :


Coordinates: 34°43′N 5°26′E / 34.717°N 5.433°E / 34.717; 5.433