Ouled Ahmed Timmi

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Ouled Ahmed Timmi
أوﻻد دأﺣﻤﺪ ﺗﻴﻤﻰ
Commune
Location of Ouled Ahmed Timmi commune within Adrar Province
Location of Ouled Ahmed Timmi commune within Adrar Province
Ouled Ahmed Timmi is located in Algeria
Ouled Ahmed Timmi
Ouled Ahmed Timmi
Location of Ouled Ahmed Timmi within Algeria
Coordinates: 27°49′N 0°20′W / 27.817°N 0.333°W / 27.817; -0.333
Country Algeria
District Adrar
Elevation 229 m (751 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 13,547
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Ouled Ahmed Timmi (Arabic: أوﻻد دأﺣﻤﺪ ﺗﻴﻤﻰ‎) is a commune in Adrar District, Adrar Province, in south-central Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 13,547,[1] up from 11,976 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 1.3%.[1]

Geography[edit]

The commune covers a series of populated oases in the northern part of the Tuat region to the immediate west and south of Adrar. The elevation of the area is around 229 metres (751 ft). It also covers a strip of land stretching about 200 kilometres (120 mi) to the western border of the province; this area covers the almost uninhabited Erg Chech desert.

Climate[edit]

Ouled Ahmed Timmi has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh), with extremely hot summers and mild winters, and very little precipitation throughout the year.

Transportation[edit]

The villages of the commune to the northwest (such as Ouinna, Melouka and Kousan) are connected to the western side of Adrar city by provincial roads, and to the villages in Bouda commune further north. The villages to the southeast (such as Ouled Brahim, Mahidia and Zaouia Sidi Bekri) are connected to the N6 national highway on its way south from Adrar.

Education[edit]

5.1% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 15.9% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 75.7%, and is 85.4% among males and 65.9% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

As of 1984, the commune was composed of 15 localities:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: Wilaya de Tamanrasset" (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 8 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 1 July 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 1 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'Adrar" (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne,. 19 December 1984. p. 1496. Archived from the original on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 


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