Tamanrasset District

Tamanrasset is a district in Tamanrasset Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Tamanrasset, which is also the capital of the province. With 96,843 people,[1] it is the most populated district in the province (however, the population density is low) and one of the largest districts in the country.

Tamanrasset District

دائرة تمنراست
Map of Tamanrasset District
Map of Tamanrasset District
Coordinates: 22°47′N 5°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517Coordinates: 22°47′N 5°31′E / 22.783°N 5.517°E / 22.783; 5.517
Country Algeria
District seatTamanrasset
 • Total131,151 km2 (50,638 sq mi)
 • Total96,843
 • Density0.74/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)


The district is further divided into 2 municipalities:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Population: Wilaya de Tamanrasset" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 30 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Décret executif n° 91-306 du 24 août 1991 fixant la liste des communes animées par cheque chef de daïra. Wilaya d'El Oued" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 4 September 1991. p. 1299. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 30 May 2013. Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)