Douar El Ma

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Douar El Ma
دوار اﻟﻤﺎء
Commune and town
Location of Douar El Ma commune within El Oued Province
Location of Douar El Ma commune within El Oued Province
Douar El Ma is located in Algeria
Douar El Ma
Douar El Ma
Location of Douar El Mar within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°22′1″N 7°41′43″E / 33.36694°N 7.69528°E / 33.36694; 7.69528Coordinates: 33°22′1″N 7°41′43″E / 33.36694°N 7.69528°E / 33.36694; 7.69528
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Taleb Larbi District
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 5,543
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Douar El Ma (Arabic: دوار اﻟﻤﺎء‎) is a town and commune in Taleb Larbi District, El Oued Province, Algeria, near the border with Tunisia. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 5,543,[1] up from 3,527 in 1998, [2] and an annual growth rate of 4.7%.[1] The town is connected by a local road to Taleb Larbi.

Climate[edit]

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

Climate data for Douar El Ma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.8
(62.2)
19.6
(67.3)
23.3
(73.9)
27.5
(81.5)
32.6
(90.7)
36.9
(98.4)
40.6
(105.1)
39.8
(103.6)
35.2
(95.4)
28.8
(83.8)
22.0
(71.6)
16.9
(62.4)
28.33
(82.99)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.8
(51.4)
13.2
(55.8)
16.5
(61.7)
20.4
(68.7)
25.3
(77.5)
29.8
(85.6)
32.7
(90.9)
32.4
(90.3)
28.5
(83.3)
22.4
(72.3)
15.9
(60.6)
11.2
(52.2)
21.59
(70.86)
Average low °C (°F) 4.8
(40.6)
6.9
(44.4)
9.8
(49.6)
13.4
(56.1)
18.1
(64.6)
22.8
(73)
24.9
(76.8)
25.0
(77)
21.9
(71.4)
16.1
(61)
9.9
(49.8)
5.5
(41.9)
14.93
(58.85)
Precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.31)
7
(0.28)
11
(0.43)
7
(0.28)
5
(0.2)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
1
(0.04)
5
(0.2)
7
(0.28)
11
(0.43)
8
(0.31)
72
(2.84)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Education[edit]

1.0% of the population has a tertiary education (the lowest in the province), and another 5.3% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 45.3%, and is 51.3% among males and 39.2% among females; all three rates are the lowest in the province.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Douar El Ma is composed of four localities:[6]

  • Douar El Ma
  • Mih Naceur
  • Bir Romane
  • Bir Djedid

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: El Oued Wilaya" (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Climate data for: Douar El Ma". climate-data.org. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "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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