Ouargla Province

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Ouargla Province
ولاية ورقلة
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Ouargla
Coordinates: 31°57′N 5°19′E / 31.95°N 5.317°E / 31.95; 5.317Coordinates: 31°57′N 5°19′E / 31.95°N 5.317°E / 31.95; 5.317
Country  Algeria
Capital Ouargla
Area
 • Total 211,980 km2 (81,850 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 552,539
 • Density 2.60656/km2 (6.75096/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 32
ISO 3166 code DZ-30
Districts 10
Municipalities 21

Ouargla or Warqla is a province in eastern Algeria. Its capital is Ouargla. Other important towns are Temacine, Touggourt, and Hassi Messaoud. It contains the Issaouane Erg desert.

Divisions[change | edit source]

The province has 10 districts and 21 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | edit source]

  1. El Borma
  2. El Hadjira
  3. Hassi Messaoud
  4. Mégarine
  5. N'Goussa
  6. Ouargla
  7. Sidi Khouiled
  8. Taïbet
  9. Témacine
  10. Touggourt

References[change | edit 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.