Béchar Province

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Béchar Province
ولاية بشار
Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Country  Algeria
Capital Béchar
Government
 • Wāli Mr. Mecheri Azzedine
Area
 • Total 161,400 km2 (62,300 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 274,866
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-08
Districts 12
Municipalities 21

Béchar is a province in Algeria. It is named after its capital Béchar. A large part of the province has sand dune fields that no one can live in.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 12 districts. There are 21 municipalities.

The districts are:

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.