Mih Ouensa

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Mih Ouensa
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Commune and town
Location of Mih Ouensa commune within El Oued Province
Location of Mih Ouensa commune within El Oued Province
Mih Ouensa is located in Algeria
Mih Ouensa
Mih Ouensa
Location of Mih Ouensa within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°11′49″N 6°42′19″E / 33.19694°N 6.70528°E / 33.19694; 6.70528Coordinates: 33°11′49″N 6°42′19″E / 33.19694°N 6.70528°E / 33.19694; 6.70528
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Mih Ouensa District
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 15,593
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Mih Ouensa (sometimes written Mih Ouansa or Mouïaf Ouennsa) is a town and commune, and capital of Mih Ouensa District, in El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 15,593,[1] up from 11,779 in 1998,[2] and a population growth rate of 3.3%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Mih Ouensa 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 Mih Ouensa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.9
(62.4)
19.5
(67.1)
23.5
(74.3)
28.1
(82.6)
32.9
(91.2)
37.6
(99.7)
41.6
(106.9)
40.5
(104.9)
36.1
(97)
29.1
(84.4)
22.1
(71.8)
17.0
(62.6)
28.74
(83.74)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.8
(55)
16.4
(61.5)
20.6
(69.1)
25.4
(77.7)
30.2
(86.4)
33.4
(92.1)
32.5
(90.5)
28.9
(84)
22.3
(72.1)
15.7
(60.3)
10.9
(51.6)
21.63
(70.92)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
6.2
(43.2)
9.4
(48.9)
13.2
(55.8)
17.9
(64.2)
22.9
(73.2)
25.2
(77.4)
24.6
(76.3)
21.7
(71.1)
15.6
(60.1)
9.4
(48.9)
4.9
(40.8)
14.58
(58.26)
Precipitation mm (inches) 9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
5
(0.2)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
1
(0.04)
4
(0.16)
7
(0.28)
10
(0.39)
9
(0.35)
68
(2.68)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

Mih Ouensa lies on the N16, which connects Touggourt to El Oued. From El Oued the road continues northeast to Tébessa. A local road also leads north to Ourmas.

Education[edit]

2.0% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 6.6% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 63.3%, and is 71.3% among males and 55.0% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Mih Ouensa is composed of 14 localities:[6]

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: Mih Ouensa". 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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