in Biskra Province, Algeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 34.850 and 5.728 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 34° 51' 1" and E 5° 43' 40"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - DZD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:06 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Algiers
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:28 am and 7:39 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Algeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Algeria. Last Update: 2019-05-12 07:23:51
Delve into Biskra
Biskra in Biskra Province with it's 307,987 habitants is located in Algeria about 197 mi (or 317 km) south-east of Algiers, the country's capital town.
Current time in Biskra is now 07:06 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Algiers with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports close to Biskra, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Algeria is Biskra Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Algeria is Timgad in a distance of 66 mi (or 106 km), North-East.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Batna, Setif, M'Sila, Khenchela and Bordj Bou Arreridj. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Ces belles images nous montrent la vie quotidienne des habitants de la ville de Biskra dans les Années 40.
فيديو قديم ونادر لقرية اليانة (بسكرة) سنة 1974 الجزء الثاني / Biskra:AL-Yana²
لاتنسى الاشتراك في قناتي على اليوتيوب. ** واعجاب بالصفحتي على الفيس بوك : https://www.facebook.com/BiskraHD?ref=ts&fref=ts.
AuTo & MoTo (ousama 2010) à BiskRa
AuTo & MoTo https://www.facebook.com/pages/AuTo-MoTo/196771073770706?ref=tn_tnmn.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Biskra is the capital city of Biskra province, Algeria. In 2007, its population was recorded as 307,987.
Battle of the Smala
The Battle of the Smala was fought in 1843 between France and Algerian resistance fighters during the French conquest of Algeria. The French, led by Henri d'Orleans, duke of Aumale, raided the encampment (known as a smala or zmelah) of Algerian resistance leader Abd al-Qadir on 16 May 1843, while al-Qadir was absent on a raiding expedition. The 500 French cavalrymen surprised the camp defenders, who fired a single volley before scattering.
Biskra Ouakda Airport is an airport in Algeria, located approximately 12 km north-northeast of Oumache; about 200 km south-southwest of Constantine.
Sidi Okba is a locality in the Biskra Province, Algeria. It was named after the Muslim General Uqba ibn Nafi who died there in 683 AD. The nearest big city is Biskra which is located 18 km away.
Chetma is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8,677.
Branis is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 4,976.
El Hadjeb is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8,394.
Oumache is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8,175.
Biskra District is a district of Biskra Province, Algeria.
Sidi Okba District
Sidi Okba District is a district of Biskra Province, Algeria.
These districts belong to Biskra.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Biskra.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Briskra, Biskra, بسكرة, ولاية بسكرة, Бискра, বিসক্রা, بسکره, BSK, ビスクラ, Tibeskert, 비스크라, Biskira, بسکرہ, Біскра, 比斯克拉