Batna Province

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Batna Province
ولاية باتنة
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Batna
Coordinates: 35°47′N 06°03′E / 35.783°N 6.05°E / 35.783; 6.05Coordinates: 35°47′N 06°03′E / 35.783°N 6.05°E / 35.783; 6.05
Country  Algeria
Capital Batna, Algeria
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Soltani El Arbi (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Bouazgui Abdelkader
Area
 • Total 12,192 km2 (4,707 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,128,030
 • Density 92.522/km2 (239.631/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 33
ISO 3166 code DZ-05
Districts 22
Municipalities 61

Batna is a province of Algeria. The capital is Batna. Other important towns are Barika, Merouana and Timgad. Belezma National Park is there.

Districts[change | change source]

Batna Province has 22 districts. There are also 61 Communes.

The districts are:

  1. Aïn Djasser
  2. Aïn Touta
  3. Arris
  4. Barika
  5. Batna
  6. Bouzina
  7. Chemora
  8. Djezzar
  9. El Madher
  10. Ichmoul
  11. Menaâ
  12. Merouana
  13. N'Gaous
  14. Ouled Salem
  15. Ouled Si Slimane
  16. Ras El Aioun
  17. Seggana
  18. Seriana
  19. T'Kout
  20. Tazoult
  21. Théniet El Abed
  22. Timgad

References[change | change source]

  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.