Oum El Assel

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Oum El Assel
Commune an toun
Location o Oum El Assel commune athin Tindouf Province
Location o Oum El Assel commune athin Tindouf Province
Kintra  Algerie
Province Tindouf
Destrict Tindouf
 • PMA Seats 7
 • Total 88,865 km2 (34,311 sq mi)
Elevation 526 m (1,726 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 3,183
 • Density 0.036/km2 (0.093/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Postal code 37010
ONS code 3702

Oum El Assel (Arabic: أم العسل, lit. mither o the honey) is a municipality in the destrict an province o Tindouf, Algerie. It haes 1,794 inhabitants as o the 1998 census an is the least populatit, lairgest, an least densely populatit ane o the twa municipalities which form the province (the ither ane being Tindouf).

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o its veelages, Hassi Mounir, is ane o the kintra's projects tae introduce solar energy in Algerie, an haes 42 hooses connectit tae solar energy.[1] The natural ressources o the municipality (travertine, sand, an clay, amang ithers) are still unexploitit due tae the existence o a lairge hamada (rock desert) in the region. There are projects for the creation o a glass factory, a freestane factory, an for a factory specialized in processin limestane products.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Presentation on the 20 solar villages in the South of Algeria". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. "TINDOUF". Ansej. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2008-01-15. Retrieved 2007-11-05. 

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