Deldoul, Adrar

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Deldoul
دﻟﺪول
Commune
Location of Deldoul commune within Adrar Province
Location of Deldoul commune within Adrar Province
Deldoul is located in Algeria
Deldoul
Deldoul
Location of Deldoul in Algeria
Coordinates: 28°1′N 0°26′W / 28.017°N 0.433°W / 28.017; -0.433Coordinates: 28°1′N 0°26′W / 28.017°N 0.433°W / 28.017; -0.433
Country  Algeria
Province Adrar
District Aougrout
Elevation 243 m (797 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 8,647
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Deldoul (Arabic: دﻟﺪول‎) is a commune in Aougrout District, Adrar Province, in south-central Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 8,647,[1] up from 7,465 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 1.5%.[1]

Geography[edit]

Deldoul commune is centered around a set of oases in the south-central Gourara region of northern Adrar Province, southwest of Timimoun, southeast of Charouine, west of Aougrout and northeast of Metarfa. The surrounding areas generally consist of rocky plains mixed with low sand dunes.

Climate[edit]

Deldoul has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh), with extremely hot summers and mild winters, and very little precipitation throughout the year.

Transportation[edit]

A road connects the main villages in the commune from Bel Rhazi in the north to Ouled Abbou in the south. The main road out of the area leads east from Ouled Abbou to Aougrout.

Education[edit]

3.3% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 10.8% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 74.4%, and is 88.3% among males and 60.6% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

As of 1984, the commune was composed of 11 localities:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: Wilaya de Tamanrasset" (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 8 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 1 July 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 1 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'Adrar" (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne,. 19 December 1984. p. 1472. Archived from the original on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 1 July 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)


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