Robbah

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Robbah
رﺑﺎح
Commune and town
Location of Robbah commune within El Oued Province
Location of Robbah commune within El Oued Province
Robbah is located in Algeria
Robbah
Robbah
Location of Robbah within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°16′N 6°55′E / 33.267°N 6.917°E / 33.267; 6.917Coordinates: 33°16′N 6°55′E / 33.267°N 6.917°E / 33.267; 6.917
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Robbah District
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 21,965
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Robbah (Arabic: رﺑﺎح‎) is a town and commune, and capital of Robbah District, in El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 21,965,[1] up from 17,243 in 1998,[2] and an annual growth rate of 2.5%.[1] The town lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of the provincial capital El Oued and forms a part of its larger urban area.

Climate[edit]

Robbah 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.

Education[edit]

7.2% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 16.4% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 79.6%, and is 87.3% among males and 71.6% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Robbah is composed of four localities:[5]

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. ^ "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. 
  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 13 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "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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