El Ogla, El Oued

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This article is about the town in El Oued Province. For the town in Tébessa Province, see El Ogla, Tébessa.
El Ogla
اﻟﻌﻘﻠﺔ
Commune and town
Location of El Ogla commune within El Oued Province
Location of El Ogla commune within El Oued Province
El Ogla is located in Algeria
El Ogla
El Ogla
Location of El Ogla within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°15′N 6°57′E / 33.250°N 6.950°E / 33.250; 6.950Coordinates: 33°15′N 6°57′E / 33.250°N 6.950°E / 33.250; 6.950
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Robbah District
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 6,102
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

El Ogla (Arabic: اﻟﻌﻘﻠﺔ‎) is a town and commune in Robbah District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 6,102,[1] up from 4,715 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 2.7%.[1]

Climate[edit]

El Ogla 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]

El Olga is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southeast of the provincial capital El Oued. It is also connected by local roads to the towns of Robbah and Nakhla to the north.

Education[edit]

3.4% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 11.2% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 71.9%, and is 79.8% among males and 63.9% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of El Ogla is composed of three localities:[5]

  • Ogla
  • El Aguila
  • Sendrous

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. ^ "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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