Hassani Abdelkrim

Hassani Abdelkrim
حساني ﻋﺒﺪ اﻟﻜﺮﻳﻢ

Location of Hassani Abdelkrim commune within El Oued Province
Hassani Abdelkrim

Location of Hassani Abdelkrim within Algeria

Coordinates: 33°28′38″N 6°53′42″E / 33.47722°N 6.89500°E / 33.47722; 6.89500Coordinates: 33°28′38″N 6°53′42″E / 33.47722°N 6.89500°E / 33.47722; 6.89500
Country  Algeria
Province El Oued Province
District Debila District
  Mayor Kamel Swide
Elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
  Total 22,755
  Density 392/km2 (1,020/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Postal code 39029

Hassani Abdelkrim (Arabic: حساني ﻋﺒﺪ اﻟﻜﺮﻳﻢ) is a town and commune in Debila District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 22,755,[1] up from 17,207 in 1998,[2] with a population growth rate of 2.9%.[1]


Bordering communes

Hassani Abdelkrim commune is bordered to the north by Sidi Aoun, to the northeast by Debila, to the east and southeast by Trifaoui, to the south by El Oued, to the southwest by Kouinine, to the west by Taghzout, and to the northwest by Guemar.

Communes bordering Hassani Abdelkrim


Hassani Abdelkrim 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.

Hassani Abdelkrim Municipality


Hassani Abdelkrim lies on the N16 highway, 13 kilometres (12 mi) north of El Oued on the way to Tebessa, and the Tunisian border by the N48. From El Oued the N16 continues to Touggourt, and the N48 leads north towards Biskra.


7.7% of the population has a tertiary education (the second highest in the province), and another 20.7% has completed secondary education.[3] The overall literacy rate is 86.7% (the highest in the province), and is 92.7% among males (the highest in the province) and 80.6% among females (the equal highest in the province).[4]


As of 1984, the commune of Hassani Abdelkrim included the following four localities:[5]

The village of Zmila is also within the commune.


  1. 1 2 3 "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. 1564. 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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