Still, El Oued

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Still
ﺳﻄﻴﻞ
Commune and town
Location of Still commune within El Oued Province
Location of Still commune within El Oued Province
Still is located in Algeria
Still
Still
Location of Still within Algeria
Coordinates: 34°15′N 5°55′E / 34.250°N 5.917°E / 34.250; 5.917Coordinates: 34°15′N 5°55′E / 34.250°N 5.917°E / 34.250; 5.917
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District El M'Ghair District
Elevation 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 4,978
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Still (Arabic: ﺳﻄﻴﻞ‎) (sometimes written Stile) is a town and commune in El M'Ghair District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 4,978,[1] up from 3,545 in 1998,[2] and an annual growth rate of 3.5%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Still 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.

Transportation[edit]

Still is on the N3 which connects Biskra in the north to Touggourt in the south. The N48 leavs the N3 just south of Still, leading southeast to El Oued.

Education[edit]

3.6% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 14.7% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 69.0%, and is 77.3% among males and 60.2% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Still is composed of one locality:[5]

  • Still

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. 1565. Archived from the original on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)


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