Hassi Khelifa

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Hassi Khelifa
ﺣﺎﺳﻰ ﺧﻠﻴﻔﺔ
Commune and town
Location of Hassi Khelifa commune within El Oued Province
Location of Hassi Khelifa commune within El Oued Province
Hassi Khelifa is located in Algeria
Hassi Khelifa
Hassi Khelifa
Location of Hassi Khelifa within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°35′N 7°0′E / 33.583°N 7.000°E / 33.583; 7.000Coordinates: 33°35′N 7°0′E / 33.583°N 7.000°E / 33.583; 7.000
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Hassi Khelifa District
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 31,784
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Hassi Khelifa (Arabic: ﺣﺎﺳﻰ ﺧﻠﻴﻔﺔ‎) is a town and commune, and capital of Hassi Khelifa District in El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 31,784,[1] up from 25,118 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 2.4%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Hassi Khelifa 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 Hassi Khelifa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
19.6
(67.3)
23.5
(74.3)
27.9
(82.2)
32.8
(91)
37.3
(99.1)
41.1
(106)
40.2
(104.4)
35.6
(96.1)
29.0
(84.2)
22.2
(72)
17.3
(63.1)
28.63
(83.53)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.9
(51.6)
13.2
(55.8)
16.6
(61.9)
20.7
(69.3)
25.4
(77.7)
30.1
(86.2)
33.1
(91.6)
32.6
(90.7)
28.7
(83.7)
22.5
(72.5)
16.0
(60.8)
11.5
(52.7)
21.77
(71.21)
Average low °C (°F) 4.8
(40.6)
6.8
(44.2)
9.8
(49.6)
13.5
(56.3)
18.0
(64.4)
23.0
(73.4)
25.2
(77.4)
25.0
(77)
21.9
(71.4)
16.1
(61)
9.9
(49.8)
5.7
(42.3)
14.98
(58.95)
Precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.31)
8
(0.31)
11
(0.43)
7
(0.28)
6
(0.24)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
1
(0.04)
6
(0.24)
8
(0.31)
11
(0.43)
8
(0.31)
76
(2.98)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

Hassi Khelifa lies on the N16 highway, 29 kilometres (18 mi) north of El Oued on the way to Tebessa, and the Tunisian border by the N48. From El Oued the N16 continues to Touggourt, and the N48 leads north towards Biskra.

Education[edit]

3.6% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 11.9% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 72.0%, and is 78.0% among males and 65.8% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Hassi Khelifa is composed of 11 localities:[6]

  • Hassi Khelifa
  • Menchia
  • Nezla Cherguia
  • Hamaïssa
  • Chouaïha
  • Amra
  • Merzaka
  • Khalaïfa
  • Nessaïba
  • Sahanberry
  • Nezla Gherbia

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: Hassi Khelifa". climate-data.org. Retrieved 12 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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