Bordj Baji Mokhtar Province

The wilaya of Bordj Baji Mokhtar is an Algerian Province created in 2019, previously, a delegated wilaya created in 2015. It is in the Algerian Sahara.

Bordj Baji Mokhtar Province

ولاية برج باجي مختار
Map of Algeria highlighting Bordj Baji Mokhtar
Coordinates: 21°19′40″N 00°57′20″E
CapitalBordj Badji Mokhtar
  Total120,026 km2 (46,342 sq mi)
276 m (906 ft)
  Total16 437 hab
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Area code+213 (0) 49
ISO 3166 codeDZ-01


The wilaya of Bordj Baji Mokhtar is in the Algerian Sahara; its area is 131,220 km² .

It is delimited by:


The wilaya of Bordj Baji Mokhtar was created on November 26, 2019 .

Previously, it was a delegated wilaya, created according to the law n° 15–140 of May 27, 2015, creating administrative districts in certain wilayas and fixing the specific rules related to them, as well as the list of municipalities that are attached to it. Before 2019, it was attached to the Adrar Province.

Organization of the wilaya

During the administrative breakdown of 2015, the delegated wilaya of Bordj Baji Mokhtar is made up of 3 communes and 2 Districts


  1. Office National des Statistiques, Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 Archived July 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Preliminary results of the 2008 population census. Accessed on July 2, 2008.
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