Ougarta

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Ougarta
Village
Ougarta is located in Algeria
Ougarta
Ougarta
Coordinates: 29°39′44″N 2°16′29″W / 29.66222°N 2.27472°W / 29.66222; -2.27472Coordinates: 29°39′44″N 2°16′29″W / 29.66222°N 2.27472°W / 29.66222; -2.27472
Country Algeria
ProvinceBéchar Province
DistrictBéni Abbès District
CommuneBéni Abbès[1]
Elevation
409 m (1,342 ft)
Population
 • Total250
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Ougarta is an oasis and a village in the commune of Béni Abbès,[1] in Béchar Province, Algeria. It is 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of the town of Béni Abbès and about 250 kilometres (160 mi) south of Béchar, the capital of the province. Ougarta has a population of about 250 inhabitants.[2][3] The village has given its name to the Ougarta Range which surrounds the village. A local road connects the village to the N6 highway near Béni Abbès.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. 1490. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 March 2013 or before. Retrieved 2 March 2013. Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  2. ^ Étude de la station préhistorique d'Ougarta (Sahara occidental) André Vinot pp. 223-233
  3. ^ Algeria bladi 1962 Béni-Abbés
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