Trifaoui

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Trifaoui
ﺗﺮﻳﻔﺎوى
Commune and town
Location of Trifaoui commune within El Oued Province
Location of Trifaoui commune within El Oued Province
Trifaoui is located in Algeria
Trifaoui
Trifaoui
Location of Trifaoui within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°25′N 6°56′E / 33.417°N 6.933°E / 33.417; 6.933Coordinates: 33°25′N 6°56′E / 33.417°N 6.933°E / 33.417; 6.933
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Hassi Khelifa District
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 8,257
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Trifaoui (Arabic: ﺗﺮﻳﻔﺎوى‎) is a town and commune in Hassi Khelifa District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 8,257,[1] up from 6,361 in 1998,[2] and an annual growth rate of 2.7%.[1]

Climate[edit]

Trifaoui 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]

Trifaoui does not lie on any of Algeria's major highways. Local roads lead southwest to the provincial capital El Oued, north to Hassi Khelifa, Debila and Hassani Abdelkrim, and southeast to Nakhla.

Education[edit]

4.1% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 13.0% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 76.5%, and is 84.7% among males and 68.4% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Trifaoui is composed of seven localities:[5]

  • Trifaoui
  • Lizerg
  • Khobna
  • Mih Djaber
  • Séhine
  • Bellala
  • Lekhbaï

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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