Aïn Oussera

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Aïn Oussera
Aïn Oussera is located in Algeria
Aïn Oussera
Aïn Oussera
Location of Aïn Oussera within Algeria
Coordinates: 35°26′56″N 2°54′16″E / 35.44889°N 2.90444°E / 35.44889; 2.90444Coordinates: 35°26′56″N 2°54′16″E / 35.44889°N 2.90444°E / 35.44889; 2.90444
Country  Algeria
Province Djelfa
District Aïn Oussera
Elevation 687 m (2,254 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 134,174
Time zone West Africa Time (UTC+1)

Aïn Oussera or Aïn Oussara (Arabic: عين وسارة‎) is a city in Djelfa Province, Algeria, with an estimated (2005) population of 134,174. It is the district seat of the Aïn Oussera District. This city, located 200 km south of the capital Algiers, is crossed by the Trans-Saharan Highway main road number 1. The road that runs through the whole of Algeria from north to south over 2000 km, connects Algiers on its southern border with Mali near Tamanrasset. Ain Oussera, has experienced, since 1990, rapid population growth due to its proximity to the 15 MW Es Salam nuclear reactor. Aïn Oussera is on the crossroads of the N1 (Trans-Saharan) and N40B highways. The nearest airport is the Algerian Air Force's Aïn Oussera airfield (DAAQ).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ain Oussera
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13
(55)
16
(60)
18
(65)
21
(69)
26
(79)
32
(90)
37
(98)
37
(99)
31
(88)
23
(73)
17
(63)
12
(54)
23.6
(74.4)
Average low °C (°F) 1
(34)
3
(37)
6
(43)
7
(44)
11
(52)
17
(62)
19
(66)
19
(67)
16
(60)
11
(51)
6
(43)
3
(38)
9.9
(49.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
30
(1)
33
(1.3)
30
(1)
15
(0.6)
30
(1.2)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
36
(1.4)
20
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
20
(0.8)
249
(9.5)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Ain Oussera, Algeria". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.