Tendla

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Tendla
اﻟﻌﻘﻠﺔ
Commune and town
Location of Tendla Commune within El Oued Province
Location of Tendla Commune within El Oued Province
Tendla is located in Algeria
Tendla
Tendla
Location of Tendla within Algeria
Coordinates: 33°40′31″N 6°2′2″E / 33.67528°N 6.03389°E / 33.67528; 6.03389Coordinates: 33°40′31″N 6°2′2″E / 33.67528°N 6.03389°E / 33.67528; 6.03389
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Djamaa District
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 9,193
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Tendla (also Tinedla or Tenedla) (Arabic: اﻟﻌﻘﻠﺔ‎) is a town and commune in Djamaa District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 9,193,[1] up from 8,033 in 1998,[2] with an annual growth rate of 1.4%, the second lowest in the province.[1]

Climate[edit]

Tendla 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]

Tendla is at the eastern end of the regional road W303, which connects it to the N3 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) to the west. From there the N3 leads north to Biskra and south to Touggourt.

Education[edit]

3.4% of the population has a tertiary education, and another 13.6% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 73.8%, and is 81.5% among males and 66.2% among females.[4]

Localities[edit]

The commune of Tendla is composed of two localities:[5]

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. ^ "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. 1565. 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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