The municipality of Beniane is one of forty-seven municipalities in the wilaya of mascara promoted to the rank of town during the 1984 administrative division is administratively attached to the Aouf District

It extends over an area of ​​61 km2 and a population of 6251 inhabitants (in 31/12/2013). The population density is 102 inhabitants per km2.

It is limited administratively as follows:

To the north by the municipalities of Makda and Ghriss
To the east by the municipality of Auf
To the south by the municipalities of Ouled Sidi Amar Khaled and ain soltane within the province of saida