Biskra Province

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Biskra Province
ولاية بسكرة
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Biskra
Coordinates: 34°52′N 05°45′E / 34.867°N 5.75°E / 34.867; 5.75Coordinates: 34°52′N 05°45′E / 34.867°N 5.75°E / 34.867; 5.75
Country  Algeria
Capital Biskra
Government
 • PPA president Mr. Khellil Rachid (FLN)
 • Wāli Mr. Goudjil Saïd
Area
 • Total 20,986 km2 (8,103 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 730,262
 • Density 34.7976/km2 (90.1253/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 33
ISO 3166 code DZ-07
Districts 12
Municipalities 33

Biskra is a province of Algeria. The capital city is Biskra.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 12 districts. There are 33 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  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

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.