Oum Touyour

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Oum Touyour
أماﻟﻄﻴﻮر
Commune and town
Location of Oum Touyour commune within El Oued Province
Location of Oum Touyour commune within El Oued Province
Oum Touyour is located in Algeria
Oum Touyour
Oum Touyour
Location of Oum Touyour within Algeria
Coordinates: 34°9′12″N 5°50′0″E / 34.15333°N 5.83333°E / 34.15333; 5.83333Coordinates: 34°9′12″N 5°50′0″E / 34.15333°N 5.83333°E / 34.15333; 5.83333
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District El M'Ghair District
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 11,069
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Oum Touyour (Arabic: أماﻟﻄﻴﻮر‎) (also written Oum Tiour or Oum Thiour) is a town and commune in El M'Ghair District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 11,069,[1] up from 9,735 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 1.3%, the lowest in the province.[1]

Climate[edit]

Oum Touyour 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 Oum Touyour
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.8
(62.2)
19.2
(66.6)
23.3
(73.9)
27.8
(82)
33.2
(91.8)
37.9
(100.2)
41.4
(106.5)
40.5
(104.9)
35.2
(95.4)
28.8
(83.8)
21.9
(71.4)
17.5
(63.5)
28.63
(83.52)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.0
(51.8)
13.3
(55.9)
16.7
(62.1)
20.8
(69.4)
25.9
(78.6)
30.8
(87.4)
33.9
(93)
33.2
(91.8)
28.7
(83.7)
22.6
(72.7)
16.1
(61)
11.9
(53.4)
22.07
(71.73)
Average low °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7.4
(45.3)
10.2
(50.4)
13.8
(56.8)
18.6
(65.5)
23.8
(74.8)
26.4
(79.5)
26.0
(78.8)
22.3
(72.1)
16.4
(61.5)
10.4
(50.7)
6.4
(43.5)
15.58
(60.03)
Precipitation mm (inches) 9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
12
(0.47)
9
(0.35)
8
(0.31)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
2
(0.08)
11
(0.43)
13
(0.51)
13
(0.51)
10
(0.39)
96
(3.76)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

The regional road W300 connects Oum Touyour to national highway N3, which connects to Biskra to the north and Touggourt to the south. It is also the main link to the Oum Touyour aerodrome.

A short link called the N46A connects the N3 to Baadj just to the north, and from there the W31 leads northwest to Ouled Djellal. Further north, at Still, the N48 leaves the N3 to the southwest, connecting the provincial capital El Oued.

Education[edit]

6.8% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 15.4% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 74.4%, and is 81.5% among males and 67.5% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Oum Touyour is composed of two 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: Oum Tiour". climate-data.org. Retrieved 15 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. 


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