Tlemcen Province

Tlemcen (Arabic: ولاية تلمسان‎) is a province (wilaya) in northwestern Algeria. The Tlemcen National Park is located there.

Tlemcen Province

ولاية تلمسان
Map of Algeria highlighting Tlemcen
Map of Algeria highlighting Tlemcen
Coordinates: 34°53′N 01°19′W / 34.883°N 1.317°W / 34.883; -1.317Coordinates: 34°53′N 01°19′W / 34.883°N 1.317°W / 34.883; -1.317
Country Algeria
CapitalTlemcen
Area
 • Total9,061 km2 (3,498 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total945,525
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area Code+213 (0) 43
ISO 3166 codeDZ-13
Districts20
Municipalities53

HistoryEdit

The province was created from Oran (department) and Tlemcen department in 1974.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The province is divided into 20 districts (daïras), which are further divided into 53 communes or municipalities.

DistrictsEdit

CommunesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived 2008-07-24 at the Wayback Machine Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on 2008-07-02.