Mascara Province

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Mascara Province

ولاية معسكر
Map of Algeria highlighting Mascara
Map of Algeria highlighting Mascara
Country Algeria
CapitalMascara, Algeria
Area
 • Total5,941 km2 (2,294 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total780,959
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 45
ISO 3166 codeDZ-29
Districts16
Municipalities47

Mascara is a province in Algeria. There was an earthquake in the capital Mascara City on 18 August 1994. The name means "military garrison" in Arabic. Another important town is Sig.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 16 districts and 47 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  1. Aïn Farès
  2. Aïn Fekan
  3. Aouf
  4. Bouhanifia
  5. El Bordj
  6. Ghriss
  7. Hachem
  8. Mascara
  9. Mohammedia
  10. Oggaz
  11. Ouled Attia
  12. Oued Taria
  13. Sig
  14. Tighenif
  15. Tizi
  16. Zahana

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.