Khenchela Province

province of Algeria

Khenchela Province is a province of Algeria. The capital is Khenchela.

Khenchela Province
ولاية خنشلة
Map of Algeria highlighting Khenchela
Map of Algeria highlighting Khenchela
Coordinates: 35°26′02″N 7°08′49″E / 35.434°N 7.147°E / 35.434; 7.147Coordinates: 35°26′02″N 7°08′49″E / 35.434°N 7.147°E / 35.434; 7.147
CountryAlgeria
CapitalKhenchela
Area
 • Total9,811 km2 (3,788 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total384,268
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 032
ISO 3166 codeDZ-40
Districts8
Municipalities21

DivisionEdit

The province has 8 districts and 21 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

  1. Khenchela, as a district and capital
  2. Aïn Touila, 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeastern of capital
  3. Babar, 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of capital
  4. Bouhmama, 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of capital
  5. Chechar, 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of capital
  6. El Hamma, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of capital
  7. Kaïs, 22 kilometres (14 mi) west of capital
  8. Ouled Rechache, 22 km east of capital

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.