Sebseb

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Sebseb
سبسب
Commune and town
Location of Sebseb commune within Ghardaïa Province
Location of Sebseb commune within Ghardaïa Province
Sebseb is located in Algeria
Sebseb
Sebseb
Location of Sebseb within Algeria
Coordinates: 32°09′30″N 3°36′30″E / 32.15833°N 3.60833°E / 32.15833; 3.60833Coordinates: 32°09′30″N 3°36′30″E / 32.15833°N 3.60833°E / 32.15833; 3.60833
Country  Algeria
Province Ghardaïa
District Métlili
Government
 • PMA Seats 7
Area
 • Total 5,640 km2 (2,180 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 2,437
 • Density 0.43/km2 (1.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal code 47230
ONS code 4709

Sebseb is a town and commune in Métlili District, Ghardaïa Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 2,437,[1] up from 2,428 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 0.0%, the lowest in the province.[1] Its postal code is 47230 and its municipal code is 4709.

Climate[edit]

Sebseb 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 Sebseb
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.5
(61.7)
19.2
(66.6)
22.8
(73)
28.3
(82.9)
33.2
(91.8)
38.7
(101.7)
42.7
(108.9)
41.8
(107.2)
35.6
(96.1)
28.3
(82.9)
21.1
(70)
17.0
(62.6)
28.77
(83.78)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.5
(54.5)
15.8
(60.4)
20.4
(68.7)
25.2
(77.4)
30.5
(86.9)
33.9
(93)
33.3
(91.9)
28.4
(83.1)
21.5
(70.7)
14.9
(58.8)
10.8
(51.4)
21.45
(70.6)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
5.9
(42.6)
8.9
(48)
12.6
(54.7)
17.3
(63.1)
22.4
(72.3)
25.2
(77.4)
24.8
(76.6)
21.3
(70.3)
14.7
(58.5)
8.7
(47.7)
4.7
(40.5)
14.21
(57.58)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7
(0.28)
4
(0.16)
9
(0.35)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
4
(0.16)
5
(0.2)
7
(0.28)
6
(0.24)
54
(2.15)
Source: climate-data.org[3]

Transportation[edit]

A local road connects Sebseb to Route N1 (the Trans-Sahara Highway) to the southeast and to the N107 just west of Metlili to the north.

Education[edit]

5.9% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 20.2% has completed secondary education.[4] The overall literacy rate is 76.2%, and is 82.1% among males and 70.0% among females.[5]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Sebseb is composed of one locality:[6]

  • Seb Seb et ses environs

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. ^ "Climate data for: Sebseb". climate-data.org. Retrieved 30 March 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. 1578. 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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