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Coordinates: 34°51′50″N 005°44′50″E / 34.86389°N 5.74722°E / 34.86389; 5.74722

Biskra Province
ولاية بسكرة
Algeria 07 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting the Province of Biskra
Province Code 7
Area Code +213 (0) 33
Administration
Capital Biskra
Districts 12
Municipalities 33
Wāli Mr. Goudjil Saïd
PPA president Mr. Khellil Rachid (FLN)
Basic statistics
Area 20,986 km² (8,103 sq mi)
Population 730,262[1] (2008)
Density 34.8/km² (90.1/sq mi)

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.

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Administrative division

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

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Districts

  1. Biskra
  2. Djemourah
  3. Foughala
  4. El Kantara
  5. El Outaya
  6. M'Chouneche
  7. Ouled Djellal
  8. Ourlal
  9. Sidi Khaled
  10. Sidi Okba
  11. Tolga
  12. Zeribet El Oued

Communes

  1. Aïn Naga
  2. Aïn Zaatout
  3. Biskra
  4. Bordj Ben Azzouz
  5. Bouchagroune
  6. Branis
  7. Chetma
  8. Djemorah
  9. Doucen
  10. El Feidh
  11. El Ghrous
  12. El Hadjeb
  13. El Haouch
  14. El Kantara
  15. El Outaya
  16. Foughala
  17. Khenguet Sidi Nadjil
  18. Lichana
  19. Lioua
  20. M'Chouneche
  21. Mekhadma
  22. Meziraa
  23. M'Lili
  24. Ouled Djellal
  25. Ouled Harkat
  26. Ouled Rahma
  27. Ouled Sassi
  28. Oumache
  29. Ourlala
  30. Sidi Khaled
  31. Sidi Okba
  32. Tolga
  33. Zeribet El Oued

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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