Kouinine

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Kouinine
آﻮﻳﻨﻴﻦ
Commune and town
Location of Kouinine commune within El Oued Province
Location of Kouinine commune within El Oued Province
Kouinine is located in Algeria
Kouinine
Kouinine
Location of Kouinine within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°24′N 6°50′E / 33.400°N 6.833°E / 33.400; 6.833Coordinates: 33°24′N 6°50′E / 33.400°N 6.833°E / 33.400; 6.833
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District El Oued District
Elevation 74 m (243 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 10,076
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Kouinine (Arabic: آﻮﻳﻨﻴﻦ‎) is a town and commune in El Oued District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 10,076,[1] up from 7,571 in 1998,[2] with a population growth rate of 3.0%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Kouinine 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]

Kouinine is on the N48, just 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the provincial capital El Oued, of which Kounine forms a part of its urban area . The N48 leads north to Still and eventually Biskra.

Education[edit]

7.0% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 23.2% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 84.9%, and is 90.5% among males and 79.1% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Kouinine is composed of two localities:[5]

  • Kouinine
  • Oumih Bahia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population: El Oued Wilaya" (PDF) (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." (PDF) (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 ." (PDF) (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" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 19 December 1984. p. 1564. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)


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