Sidi Aoun

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Sidi Aoun
ﺳﻴﺪي ﻋﻮن
Commune and town
Location of Sidi Aoun commune within El Oued Province
Location of Sidi Aoun commune within El Oued Province
Sidi Aoun is located in Algeria
Sidi Aoun
Sidi Aoun
Location of Sidi Aoun within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°34′N 6°56′E / 33.567°N 6.933°E / 33.567; 6.933Coordinates: 33°34′N 6°56′E / 33.567°N 6.933°E / 33.567; 6.933
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Magrane District
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 12,235
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Sidi Aoun (Arabic: ﺳﻴﺪي ﻋﻮن‎) is a town and commune in Magrane District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 12,235,[1] up from 10,018 in 1998,[2] and an annual growth rate of 2.1%.[1] Sidi Aoun is connected by local roads to Hassani Abdelkrim and Debila, two towns just north-east of El Oued.

Climate[edit]

Sidi Aoun 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]

5.4% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 12.5% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 75.6%, and is 65.9% among males and 55.8% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Sidi Aoun is composed of four localities:[5]

  • Sidi Aoun
  • Souihla
  • Ladhouaou
  • Djedeïda

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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