Tamanghasset Province

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Tamanrasset Province
ولاية تمنراست
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Coordinates: 22°47′N 05°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517Coordinates: 22°47′N 05°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517
Country  Algeria
Capital Tamanrasset
Area
 • Total 556,200 km2 (214,800 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 198,691
 • Density 0.35723/km2 (0.92522/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-11
Districts 7
Municipalities 10

Tamanrasset or Tamanghasset is the largest province in Algeria. It was named after its capital Tamanrasset. The Province has two National parks: Tassili n'Ajjer National Park and Ahaggar National Park. The province makes up almost a quarter of the country's area.

Administrative divisions[change | edit source]

The province has 7 districts. There are also 10 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | edit source]

  1. Abalessa
  2. In Ghar
  3. In Guezzam
  4. In Salah
  5. Tamanrasset
  6. Tazrouk
  7. Tin Zaouatine

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.