Reguiba

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Reguiba
اﻟﺮﻗﻴﺒﺔ
Commune and town
Location of Reguiba commune within El Oued Province
Location of Reguiba commune within El Oued Province
Reguiba is located in Algeria
Reguiba
Reguiba
Location of Reguiba within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°34′N 6°43′E / 33.567°N 6.717°E / 33.567; 6.717Coordinates: 33°34′N 6°43′E / 33.567°N 6.717°E / 33.567; 6.717
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Reguiba District
Elevation 56 m (184 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 40,367
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Reguiba (Arabic: اﻟﺮﻗﻴﺒﺔ‎) is a town and commune, and capital of Reguiba District, in El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 40,367,[1] up from 30,392 in 1998,[2] and an annual growth rate of 2.9%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Reguiba 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 Reguiba
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
19.5
(67.1)
23.5
(74.3)
28.0
(82.4)
32.8
(91)
37.5
(99.5)
41.2
(106.2)
40.3
(104.5)
35.7
(96.3)
29.0
(84.2)
22.1
(71.8)
17.3
(63.1)
28.66
(83.58)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.7
(51.3)
13.0
(55.4)
16.6
(61.9)
20.7
(69.3)
25.3
(77.5)
30.3
(86.5)
33.2
(91.8)
32.6
(90.7)
28.8
(83.8)
22.4
(72.3)
15.9
(60.6)
11.4
(52.5)
21.74
(71.13)
Average low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
6.6
(43.9)
9.7
(49.5)
13.4
(56.1)
17.9
(64.2)
23.1
(73.6)
25.3
(77.5)
24.9
(76.8)
21.9
(71.4)
15.9
(60.6)
9.8
(49.6)
5.5
(41.9)
14.88
(58.77)
Precipitation mm (inches) 9
(0.35)
8
(0.31)
11
(0.43)
7
(0.28)
6
(0.24)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
1
(0.04)
6
(0.24)
9
(0.35)
10
(0.39)
8
(0.31)
77
(3.02)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

Local roads connect the town to the N48 highway, including one that joins at Guemar, leading south to the provincial capital El Oued and north to Still, and Biskra via the N3 highway.

Education[edit]

3.6% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 12.3% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 72.3%, and is 78.9% among males and 65.6% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Reguiba is composed of 15 localities:[6]

  • Reguiba
  • Hobba
  • Debaïa
  • Khobna
  • Nezla
  • Cherguia
  • Aouaïssa
  • El Arfji
  • Nador
  • Djaïkh
  • Ouaziten
  • Halk Louad
  • Bir Bachir
  • Guerraïna
  • Sif El Menadi

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: Berriane". climate-data.org. Retrieved 16 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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