Tlemcen Province

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Tlemcen Province
ولاية تلمسان
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Moscarda Beach in Marsa Ben M'Hidi
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Map of Algeria highlighting Tlemcen
Coordinates: 34°53′N01°19′W / 34.883°N 1.317°W / 34.883; -1.317
Country Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
Capital Tlemcen
  Total9,061 km2 (3,498 sq mi)
 (2008) [1]
  Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
Area Code +213 (0) 43
ISO 3166 code DZ-13
Districts 20
Municipalities 53

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



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

Administrative divisions

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



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  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.