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Laghouat Province

province of Algeria

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.

Laghouat Province

ولاية الأغواط
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Country Algeria
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

DivisionsEdit

The province is divided into 10 districts. There are also 24 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

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.