M'Rara

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M'Rara
ﻣﺮارة
Commune and town
Location of M'Rara commune within El Oued Province
Location of M'Rara commune within El Oued Province
M'Rara is located in Algeria
M'Rara
M'Rara
Location of M'Rara within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°28′36″N 5°39′37″E / 33.47667°N 5.66028°E / 33.47667; 5.66028Coordinates: 33°28′36″N 5°39′37″E / 33.47667°N 5.66028°E / 33.47667; 5.66028
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Djamaa District
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 7,999
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

M'Rara (Arabic: ﻣﺮارة‎) is a town and commune in Djamaa District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 7,999,[1] up from 5,976 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 3.0%.[1]

Climate[edit]

M'Rara has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh), with very hot summers and mild winters, and very little precipitation throughout the year.

Climate data for M'Rara
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.4
(61.5)
19.0
(66.2)
22.9
(73.2)
27.8
(82)
32.8
(91)
37.7
(99.9)
41.5
(106.7)
40.7
(105.3)
35.4
(95.7)
28.5
(83.3)
21.6
(70.9)
17.0
(62.6)
28.44
(83.19)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.5
(54.5)
16.0
(60.8)
20.4
(68.7)
25.2
(77.4)
30.2
(86.4)
33.4
(92.1)
32.7
(90.9)
28.3
(82.9)
21.9
(71.4)
15.4
(59.7)
11.0
(51.8)
21.43
(70.58)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
6.1
(43)
9.2
(48.6)
13.0
(55.4)
17.6
(63.7)
22.8
(73)
25.3
(77.5)
24.7
(76.5)
21.3
(70.3)
15.3
(59.5)
9.2
(48.6)
5.1
(41.2)
14.47
(58.04)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.31)
4
(0.16)
11
(0.43)
8
(0.31)
6
(0.24)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
6
(0.24)
11
(0.43)
11
(0.43)
11
(0.43)
79
(3.1)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

The main road out of M'Rara to the east joins the N3 highway at Djamaa. The N3 connects Biskra in the north to Touggourt in the south.

Education[edit]

3.2% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 10.5% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 64.3%, and is 73.1% among males and 55.0% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of M'Rara is composed of one locality:[6]

  • M'Rara

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population: El Oued Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Algeria Communes". Statoids. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Climate data for: M'Rara". climate-data.org. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "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. 1564. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
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