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Adrar (Arabic: ولاية أدرار‎, Wilayat Adrar) is a province (wilaya) in southwestern Algeria, named efter its caipital Adrar. It is the seicont-lairgest province, wi an aurie o 427,368 km². It haed 402,197 inhabitants at the 2008 population census.[1]

It is bordered tae the north bi the Wilaya (province) o Bechar, El Bayadh an Ghardaïa; tae the wast bi the Wilaya o Tindouf; tae the east bi the Wilaya o Tamanrasset; tae the sooth bi Mauritanie an Mali.

Adrar is composed o three natural an cultural Regions: Touat (Adrar, Zaouiet Kounta), Gourara (Aougrout, Timimoune), an Tidikelt (Aoulef) an 299 ksour.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises 11 districts (daïras) an 28 communes or municipalities (baladiyahs)

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Communes[eedit | eedit soorce]

No.[2][3] Commune [2][3] Arabic [2] Population [3]
01 Adrar أدرار 43,903
02 Tamest تأماست 6,658
03 Charouine شروين 8,678
04 Reggane رقان 14,179
05 In Zghmir ان زغمير 14,062
06 Tit تيت 3,160
07 Ksar Kaddour قصر قدور 3,500
08 Tsabit تسابيت 11,832
09 Timimoun (Timmimoun) تيميمون 28,595
10 Ouled Said أوالد السعيد 7,538
11 Zaouiet Kounta زاوية كنتة 14,531
12 Aoulef أولف 15,229
13 Timokten (Timoktene, Timekten, Tamekten) تمقتن 14,134
14 Tamentit (Tamantit) تامنطيت 7,912
15 Fenoughil فنوغيل 9,962
16 Tinerkouk تنيركوك 13,393
17 Deldoul دلدول 7,465
18 Sali سالى 11,304
19 Akabli أقبلى 7,513
20 Metarfa الطارفة 7,061
21 Ouled Ahmed Timmi (Ouled Ahmed Temmi) أوالد أحمد تيمى 11,976
22 Bouda بودة 8,668
23 Aougrout أوقرت 9,878
24 Talmine طالمين 9,469
25 Bordj Badji Mokhtar برج باجى مختار 9,323
26 Sebaa (Sbaa) السبع 1,989
27 Ouled Aissa أوالد عيسى 5,497
28 Timiaouine تيمياوين 4,206

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (French) (Arabic) "Code Geographique National". 5ème Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat. 2008. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (French) "Repartition des Sieges des Assemblees Populaires Communales: 01 — Wilaya d'Adrar" (PDF). Journal Officiel de la Republique Algerienne N° 47. 10 July 2002.