Illizi Province

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Illizi Province
ولاية اليزي
Map of Algeria highlighting Illizi
Map of Algeria highlighting Illizi
Coordinates: 26°29′N 8°28′E / 26.483°N 8.467°E / 26.483; 8.467Coordinates: 26°29′N 8°28′E / 26.483°N 8.467°E / 26.483; 8.467
 • PPA presidentMr. Abdelkader Benhoued
 • WāliMr. Boualem Tiffour
 • Total285,000 km2 (110,000 sq mi)
 • Total54,490
 • Density0.19/km2 (0.50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 codeDZ-33

Illizi is a province in the south-eastern corner of Algeria. It is named after its capital Illizi. It borders Libya to the east.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 3 districts[2] and 6 communes or municipalities. The area has lots of natural gas.

Districts[change | change source]

Illizi Province Districts.svg
  1. Djanet
  2. Illizi (district-municipality)
  3. In Aménas

References[change | change source]

  1. Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived 2008-07-24 at the Wayback Machine Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.
  2. "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. 1991: 1311. Retrieved 2007-11-06. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)