Hassi Fehal

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Hassi Fehal
حاسي لفحل
Commune and town
Location of Hassi Fehal commune within Ghardaïa Province
Location of Hassi Fehal commune within Ghardaïa Province
Hassi Fehal is located in Algeria
Hassi Fehal
Hassi Fehal
Location of Hassi Fehal within Algeria
Coordinates: 31°36′19″N 3°40′27″E / 31.60528°N 3.67417°E / 31.60528; 3.67417Coordinates: 31°36′19″N 3°40′27″E / 31.60528°N 3.67417°E / 31.60528; 3.67417
Country  Algeria
Province Ghardaïa Province
District Mansoura District
Elevation 379 m (1,243 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 3,651
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Hassi Fehal (Arabic: حاسي لفحل‎‎) (also written Hassi Lefhal) is a town and commune in Mansoura District, Ghardaïa Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 3,651,[1] up from 2,164 in 1998,[2] and a growth rate of 5.5%, the highest in the province.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Hassi Fehal lies on the Trans-Sahara Highway just south of Mansoura, between Ghardaïa to the north and El Goléa to the south.

Education[edit]

4.0% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 15.3% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 68.0%, and is 72.4% among males and 63.2% among females, all three figures being the lowest for any commune in the province.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Hassi Fehal is composed of one locality:[5]

  • Centre de Hassi Lefhal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: Ghardaïa Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 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." (PDF) (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 ." (PDF) (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" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 19 December 1984. p. 1579. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archive-date= (help)
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