Bayadha

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Bayadha
اﻟﺒﻴﺎﺿﺔ
Commune and town
Location of Bayadha commune within El Oued Province
Location of Bayadha commune within El Oued Province
Bayadha is located in Algeria
Bayadha
Bayadha
Location of Bayadha within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°20′04″N 6°54′53″E / 33.33444°N 6.91472°E / 33.33444; 6.91472Coordinates: 33°20′04″N 6°54′53″E / 33.33444°N 6.91472°E / 33.33444; 6.91472
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Bayadha District (coextensive)
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 32,926
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Bayadha (Arabic: اﻟﺒﻴﺎﺿﺔ‎) is a town and commune, coextensive with Bayadha District, in El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 32,926,[1] up from 26,535 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 2.2%.[1] Most of the commune's population lives in the urban area of the provincial capital El Oued.

Climate[edit]

Bayadha has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh), with very hot summers and mild winters. Rainfall is light and sporadic, and summers are particularly dry.

Transportation[edit]

Bayadha effectively forms the inner southern suburbs of El Oued, and is well connected to both the central city and the outer southern suburbs in Robbah. Local roads in the commune also lead northeast to Trifaoui and southeast to Nakhla and El Ogla.

Education[edit]

5.8% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 16.8% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 80.1%, and is 86.2% among males and 73.4% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Bayadha is composed of seven localities:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: El Oued Wilaya" (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Structure relative de la population résidente des ménages ordinaires et collectifs âgée de 6 ans et plus selon le niveau d'instruction et la commune de résidence." (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Taux d'analphabétisme et taux d'alphabétisation de la population âgée de 15 ans et plus, selon le sexe et la commune de résidence ." (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'El Oued" (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 19 December 1984. p. 1564. Archived from the original on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)


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