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Tamanghasset Province

province of Algeria

Tamanrasset or Tamanghasset is the largest province in Algeria. It was named after its capital Tamanrasset. The Province has two National parks: Tassili n'Ajjer National Park and Ahaggar National Park. The province makes up almost a quarter of the country's area.

Tamanrasset Province

ولاية تمنراست
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Country Algeria
CapitalTamanrasset
Area
 • Total556,200 km2 (214,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total198,691
 • Density0.36/km2 (0.93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 codeDZ-11
Districts7
Municipalities10

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province has 7 districts. There are also 10 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.