Laghouat Province

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Laghouat Province
ولاية الأغواط
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Coordinates: 33°48′N 2°53′E / 33.8°N 2.883°E / 33.8; 2.883Coordinates: 33°48′N 2°53′E / 33.8°N 2.883°E / 33.8; 2.883
Country  Algeria
Capital Laghouat
Area
 • Total 25,057 km2 (9,675 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 477,328
 • Density 19.0497/km2 (49.3385/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-03
Districts 10
Municipalities 24

Laghouat is a province (wilaya) in central Algeria. The name means "the oases". The capital is Laghouat. Other localities include Aflou, Ain Madhi, Kourdane and Makhareg.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province is divided into 10 districts. There are also 24 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  1. Aflou
  2. Aïn Mahdi
  3. Brida
  4. El Ghicha
  5. Gueltet Sidi Saâd
  6. Hassi R'Mel
  7. Ksar El Hirane
  8. Laghouat
  9. Oued Morra
  10. Sidi Makhlouf

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.