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El Oued (province)

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El Oued
Basic data
State Algeria
Capital El Oued
Area 54.573 km²
Inhabitants 647.548 (Statistics 2008)
Density 12 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 DZ-39

Coordinates 33° 40′ N, 6° 53′ E

The province of El Oued (Arabic.ولاية الوادي, DMG Wilāyat al-Wādī, tamazight ⴰⴳⴻⵣⴷⵓ ⵏ ⵍⵡⴰⴷ Agezdu n Lwad) is a province(wilaya) in eastern Algeria.

The province borders Tunisia to the east, and has an area of 54,573 km².[1]

647.548 people (statistics 2008) inhabit the province, the population density is thus about twelve inhabitants per square kilometer. The capital of the province is El Oued.

Communities

1. El Oued – 2. Robbah – 3. Oued El Alenda – 4. Bayadha – 5. Nakhla – 6. Guemar – 7. Kouinine- 8. Reguiba – 9. Hamraia – 10. Taghzout – 11. Debila – 12. Hassani Abdelkrim – 13. Hassi Khalifa – 14. Taleb Larbi – 15. Douar El Ma – 16. Sidi Aoun- 17. Trifaoui – 18. Magrane – 19. Ben Guecha – 20. Ourmes – 21. Still – 22. M’Rara – 23. Sidi Khellil – 24. Tendla – 25. El Ogla – 26. Mih Ouensa – 27. El M’Ghair – 28. Djamaa – 29. Oum Touyour – 30. Sidi Amrane

The following municipalities are located in the province as self-governing bodies of the local community:[2]

Code
ONS

Municipality

Arabic

Population
2008

Area
(km2)[3]

3901 El Oued الوادي 134.699 77
3902 Robbah رﺑﺎح 21.965 499
3903 Oued El Alenda وادى العلندة 6.830 712
3904 Bayadha البياضة 32.926 139
3905 Nakhla النخلة 12.652 700
3906 Guemar قمار 39.168 1.264
3907 Kouinine كوينين 10.076 116
3908 Reguiba الرقيبة 40.367 1.966
3909 Hamraia عمراية 5.172 2.444
3910 Taghzout تغزوت 13.934 539
3911 Debila الدبيلة 25.158 78
3912 Hassani Abdelkrim بلدية حساني عبد الكريم 22.755 58
3913 Hassi Khalifa حاسى خليفة 31.784 1.112
3914 Taleb Larbi طالب العربي 7.074 1.110
3915 Douar El Ma دوار الماء 5.543 17.814
3916 Sidi Aoun سيدي عون 12.235 480
3917 Trifaoui تريفاوى 8.257 474
3918 Magrane مقران 24.577 618
3919 Ben Guecha بنى قشة 2.513 2.640
3920 Ourmes أورماس 5.900 443
3921 Still سطيل 4.978 905
3922 M’Rara مرارة 7.999 1.132
3923 Sidi Khellil سيدي خليل 6.547 840
3924 Tendla تندلة 9.193 978
3925 El Ogla العقلة 6.102 1.352
3926 Mih Ouensa مية ونسة 15.593 1.111
3927 El M’Ghair المغير 49.793 1.532
3928 Djamaa جامعة 50.916 780
3929 Oum Touyour أم الطيور 11.069 2.116
3930 Sidi Amrane سيدي عمران 21.772 552

Individual references

  1. Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Locales: Répartition Wilayas / Daïras / Communes(Memento of the Originals of 3 March 2016 in the Internet Archive) Info:The archive linkwas inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check original and archive link according to instructions and then remove this note.@1@2Template:Webachiv/IABot/www.interieur.gov.dz accessed 3 May 2015
  2. Office National des Statistiques Algérie: Population selon la commune de résidence (1998-2008)
  3. taken from the info boxes of the municipalities at frwiki

Web links

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