El Bayadh Province

El Bayadh (Arabic: ولاية البيض) is a province (wilaya) in Algeria, named after its capital El Bayadh. It is surrounded by mountains from the South, North, and Northeast of the state.[2]

El Bayadh Province

ولاية البيض
In the center of El Bayadh
In the center of El Bayadh
Map of Algeria highlighting El Bayadh
Map of Algeria highlighting El Bayadh
Coordinates: 33°41′N 01°01′E / 33.683°N 1.017°E / 33.683; 1.017Coordinates: 33°41′N 01°01′E / 33.683°N 1.017°E / 33.683; 1.017
Country Algeria
CapitalEl Bayadh
 • Total78,870 km2 (30,450 sq mi)
 • Total262,187
 • Density3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 49
ISO 3166 codeDZ-32


The province was created from Saïda Province in 1984.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province is divided into 8 districts,[3] which are further divided into 22 communes or municipalities.


  1. Boualem
  2. Bougtob
  3. Boussemghoun
  4. Brézina
  5. Chellala
  6. El Abiodh Sidi Cheikh
  7. El Bayadh
  8. Rogassa



  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived July 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.
  2. ^ "El Bayadh (Province, Algeria) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  3. ^ "The official journal of People's Democratic Republic of Algeria" (PDF). SGG Algeria. Retrieved 2007-11-06. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)