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Béchar Province

province of Algeria

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.

Béchar Province

ولاية بشار
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Country Algeria
CapitalBéchar
Government
 • WāliMr. Mecheri Azzedine
Area
 • Total161,400 km2 (62,300 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total274,866
 • Density1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 codeDZ-08
Districts12
Municipalities21

DivisionsEdit

The province has 12 districts. There are 21 municipalities.

The districts are:

ReferencesEdit

  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.