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Laghouat Province
ولاية الأغواط
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Map of Algeria highlighting Laghouat
Country  Algeria
 • Total 25,057 km2 (9,675 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 477,328
 • Density 19.0497/km2 (49.3385/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-03
Districts 10
Municipalities 24

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.


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


  1. Aflou
  2. Aïn Mahdi
  3. Brida
  4. El Ghicha
  5. Gueltet Sidi Saâd
  6. Hassi R'Mel
  7. Ksar El Hirane
  8. Laghouat
  9. Oued Morra
  10. Sidi Makhlouf
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