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Ghardaïa Province
ولاية غرداية
Algeria 47 Wilaya locator map-2009.svg
Map of Algeria highlighting the Province of Ghardaïa
Province Code 47
Area Code +213 (0) 29
Capital Ghardaïa
Districts 9
Municipalities 13
Wāli Mr. Fehim Yehia
PPA president Mr. Fekhar Mohamed (FLN)
Basic statistics
Area 86,105 km² (33,245 sq mi)
Population 375,988[1] (2008)
Density 4.4/km² (11.3/sq mi)

Ghardaïa (Arabic: ولاية غرداية‎, Mozabite: File:Ghardaïa in Tifinagh Wilaya locator map-2009.svg) is a province ([[wilaya]) in eastern Algeria, named after its capital Ghardaïa. The M'Zab Valley, located there, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Administrative divisions

Map of the 9 Districts of Ghardaïa Province

The province is made up of 9 districts, which are divided into 13 communes or municipalities.



District Number on map
Métlili 1
El Ménia 2
Bounoura 3
Mansourah 4
Ghardaïa 5
Dhayat Ben Dhahoua 6
Zelfana 7
Bérianne 8
El Guerara 9


  1. Berriane
  2. Bounoura
  3. Dhayet Bendhahoua
  4. El Atteuf
  5. El Guerrara
  6. El Menia
  7. Ghardaia
  8. Hassi Fehal
  9. Hassi Gara
  10. Mansoura
  11. Metlilli
  12. Sebseb
  13. Zelfana


  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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