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- Zip code:
- 270 061 hab.
- Area :
- 162 200 km2
Presentation of the wilaya
The wilaya of Béchar ( in Arabic : ولاية بشار / in Berber : ⵜⴰⵡⵉⵍⵢⵜ l ⴱⴻⵛⴰⵔ ) is an Algerian wilaya located in the western Algerian Sahara founded in 1974. It corresponds to part of the former wilaya of Saoura .
The wilaya of Béchar was created in the 1970s, previously it depended on the wilaya of Saoura, it was made up of 11 municipalities at that time. During the division of 1985, 10 new municipalities were created in the wilaya of Béchar as well as the wilaya of Tindouf 2 .
In 2019, the new wilaya of Béni Abbès was created in the territory of the wilaya.
The wilaya of Béchar has 12 daïras.
GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION (Relief-Climate…)
The wilaya of Béchar is limited :
· to the north by the wilaya of Naâma ;
· to the east by the wilaya of El Bayadh ;
· to the south by the wilayas of Adrar and Tindouf ;
· to the west by Morocco .
Agriculture, with its enormous potential, is however a sector that is still looking for itself. With an already existing agricultural potential on an area of more than 1,384,000 hectares, the wilaya of Béchar only has a useful agricultural area of approximately 30,000 ha in irrigated
The development prospects of the Wilaya are due to its fabric of SMEs which has 3,954 entities operating in several sectors: construction materials, construction, transport and communications, trade, food industry, hotel and catering, and other sectors. .
- The development potential of the Wilaya is also due to:
■ Its important mining resources (copper, zinc, lead and manganese) and quarries (limestone, clay and sand).
ECONOMIC, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURES
The wilaya of Béchar includes the dam of Sed Jarf Etourba
National roads 1,214 km
Wilaya paths 395 km
Communal paths 184.2 km
= Railway network:
❖ Oran-Béchar railway line with two stations: Béchar and Béni Ounif
= Airport transport:
❖ Bechar National Airport
❖ Béni Abbes Airport (under construction).
· Boudjemaa Tourabi Hospital in Béchar .
· Beni Abbès Hospital.
· Abadla Hospital.
· Mohamed Boudiaf Hospital in Debdaba.
· Beni-Ounif Hospital.
· Kerzaz Hospital.
Its tourist potential (beautiful landscape of sand dunes and palm trees, hospitality habits of the population of the region and the facilities available (16 hotels). These factors are likely to constitute a solid base for the prosperity of the tourist activity .
Rue Colonel Lotfi ville. 68 housing units, n ° 20.Bp 58, Bechar, Algeria
Contact details of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bechar
CCIS / Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saoura
- Rue Colonel Lotfi ville. 68 housing units, n ° 20.Bp 58, Bechar, Algeria
- There is no primary mobile phone
- Landline number:
049 23 54 80
049 23 54 81
- There is no viber account
- Work hours:
- We don't have this information.