Laghouat Province

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Laghouat Province
ولاية الأغواط
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Coordinates: 33°48′N 2°53′E / 33.800°N 2.883°E / 33.800; 2.883Coordinates: 33°48′N 2°53′E / 33.800°N 2.883°E / 33.800; 2.883
CountryAlgeria
CapitalLaghouat
Area
 • Total25,057 km2 (9,675 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total477,328
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 codeDZ-03
Districts10
Municipalities24

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]

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.