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Tamanrasset Province

ولاية تمنراست
Landscape of Tamanrasset Province
Landscape of Tamanrasset Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Map of Algeria highlighting Tamanrasset
Country  Algeria
Capital Tamanrasset
Area
 • Total 556,200 km2 (214,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total 198,691
 • Density 0.35723/km2 (0.92522/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Area Code +213 (0) 29
ISO 3166 code DZ-11
Districts 7
Municipalities 10

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.

Administrative divisions

The province has 7 districts. There are also 10 communes or municipalities.

Districts

  1. Abalessa
  2. In Ghar
  3. In Guezzam
  4. In Salah
  5. Tamanrasset
  6. Tazrouk
  7. Tin Zaouatine
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