Ouargla Province

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Ouargla Province
ولاية ورقلة
Map of Algeria highlighting Ouargla
Map of Algeria highlighting Ouargla
Coordinates: 31°57′N 5°19′E / 31.950°N 5.317°E / 31.950; 5.317Coordinates: 31°57′N 5°19′E / 31.950°N 5.317°E / 31.950; 5.317
 • Total211,980 km2 (81,850 sq mi)
 • Total552,539
 • Density2.6/km2 (6.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 32
ISO 3166 codeDZ-30

Ouargla or Warqla is a province in eastern Algeria. Its capital is Ouargla. Other important towns are Temacine, Touggourt, and Hassi Messaoud. It contains the Issaouane Erg desert.

Divisions[change | change source]

The province has 10 districts and 21 communes or municipalities.

Districts[change | change source]

  1. El Borma
  2. El Hadjira
  3. Hassi Messaoud
  4. Mégarine
  5. N'Goussa
  6. Ouargla
  7. Sidi Khouiled
  8. Taïbet
  9. Témacine
  10. Touggourt

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.