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Béchar Province
ولاية بشار
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar
Country  Algeria
Capital Béchar
 • Wāli Mr. Mecheri Azzedine
 • Total 161,400 km2 (62,300 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 274,866
 • Density 1.7030/km2 (4.4108/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-08
Districts 12
Municipalities 21

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.


The province has 12 districts. There are 21 municipalities.

The districts are:

  1. Abadla
  2. Béchar
  3. Béni Abbès
  4. Béni Ounif
  5. El Ouata
  6. Igli
  7. Kénadsa
  8. Kerzaz
  9. Lahmar
  10. Ouled Khodeïr
  11. Tabelbala
  12. Taghit

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