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Commune and town
Tebesbest is located in Algeria
Coordinates: 33°7′N 6°5′E / 33.117°N 6.083°E / 33.117; 6.083
Country  Algeria
Province Ouargla Province
District Touggourt District
Established[1] 1984
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 35,032
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Tebesbest is a town and commune in Touggourt District, Ouargla Province, Algeria, and forms a part of the urban area of Touggourt. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 35,032,[2] up from 29,840 in 1998,[3] and a population growth rate of 1.7%.[2] It is a predominantly agricultural community, with dates being the main product.[1]


The commune is composed of seven localities:[4]

  • Quartier de Tebesbest
  • Lebdouat
  • Beni Assoued
  • Ayad
  • Z.H.U.N.
  • El Bahdja I
  • El Bahdja II


  1. ^ a b c d "Official website of the province of Ouargla - Tebesbest" (in Arabic). Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population: Ouargla Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'El Oued" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne,. 19 December 1984. p. 1551. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archive-date= (help)
Neighbouring towns and cities

Coordinates: 33°07′N 6°05′E / 33.117°N 6.083°E / 33.117; 6.083