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Naâma Province

ولاية النعامة
Map of Algeria highlighting Naâma
Map of Algeria highlighting Naâma
Country  Algeria
Capital Naâma
 • Wāli Mr. Hamidou Abdelhamid
 • Total 29,950 km2 (11,560 sq mi)
 • Total 209,470
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Area Code +213 (0) 49
ISO 3166 code DZ-45
Districts 7
Municipalities 12

Naâma (Arabic: ولاية النعامة‎) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria named after its provincial seat, the town of Naâma. There is an airport in Mécheria; and a big sabkha.

Administrative divisions

The province is divided into 7 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 12 communes or municipalities.




  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.

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