- Name in arabic:
- عين صالح
- Name in english:
- In Salah
- Name in berber:
- Phone Code:
- Zip code:
- 50 392 hab. (2008)
- Area :
- 131 220 km2
Presentation of the wilaya
The wilaya of In Salah is an Algerian wilaya created in 2019 and formalized in 2021, previously a delegated wilaya created in 2015 . It is located in the Algerian Sahara .
The wilaya of In Salah is located in the Algerian Sahara , its area is 131,220 km 2 . It is made up of the municipalities of In Salah , In Ghar and Foggaret Ezzaouia .
GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION (Relief - Climate, etc.)
It is bordered:
- to the north by the wilaya of El Meniaa and that of Ouargla ;
- to the east by the wilaya of Illizi ;
- to the north-west by the wilaya of Timimoun ;
- to the west by the wilaya of Adrar ;
- and to the south by the wilaya of Tamanrasset .
In Salah has a hot desert climate typical of the hyper-arid Saharan zone and corresponding to the central Sahara , characterized by a very long scorching summer and a lukewarm winter, of very little importance with hot days and cool nights. It is a Saharan city with a torrid climate, with an average annual temperature of 27 ° C (average maximum : 34.8 ° C ; average minimum : 19.2 ° C) and an average annual rainfall of barely 14 mm.