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Biskra Province

ولاية بسكرة
Map of Algeria highlighting Biskra
Map of Algeria highlighting Biskra
Country Algeria
CapitalBiskra
Government
 • PPA presidentMr. Khellil Rachid (FLN)
 • WāliMr. Goudjil Saïd
Area
 • Total20,986 km2 (8,103 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total730,262
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 33
ISO 3166 codeDZ-07
Districts12
Municipalities33

Biskra (Arabic: ولاية بسكرة‎; Berber: Tibeskert) is a province (wilaya) of Algeria. The capital city is Biskra. Tolga is one of the famous daïras of this wilaya. Other localities include Lichoua, Sidi Okba, Sidi Khaled, El-Kantara and Ouled Djellal.

Administrative division

The province is made up of 12 districts and 33 communes or municipalities.

Districts

Communes

References

  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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