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.