Mascara Province

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Mascara Province

ولاية معسكر
Map o Algerie heichlichtin Mascara
Map o Algerie heichlichtin Mascara
Coordinates: 35°24′N 0°8′E / 35.400°N 0.133°E / 35.400; 0.133
Kintra Algerie
CaipitalMascara, Algerie
Area
 • Total5,941 km2 (2,294 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Tot780,959
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Aurie Code+213 (0) 45
ISO 3166 codeDZ-29
Destricts16
Municipalities47

Mascara (Arabic: ولاية معسكر‎) is a province (wilaya) in Algerie. Thare wis an yirdquauk in Mascara Ceety (the caipital) on 18 August 1994 - 5.6 on the Richter scale - which killed 171 fowk. It wis namit efter its caipital, whose name means "militar garrison" in Arabic, an which is unrelatit tae "Mascara", the cosmetic. Anither important locality is the toun o Sig.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae 16 destricts (daïras), which are further dividit intae 47 communes or municipalities.

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Communes[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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