Atlas of Urban Expansion

Tebessa
Algeria
Region: Western Asia and North Africa
2014 Population
203,543
2014 Urban Extent
3,667
hectares
2014 Density
56
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Tebessa in 2014 was 203,543, increasing at an average annual rate of 2% since 2001. The population of Tebessa in 2001 was 156,741, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.4% since 1988, when its population was 100,969.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Tebessa in 2014 was 3,667 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.8% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 2,544 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.9% since 2001, when its urban extent was 1,520 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Tebessa in 2014 was 79 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 87 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.8% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 109.83 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Tebessa in 2014 was 56 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 62 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.6% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 66 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 783 hectares of built-up area was added to the Tebessa urban extent between 2001 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 23% was Infill, 59% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 19% was Inclusion. A total of 876 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 36% was Infill, 45% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 19% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Tebessa 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.64 meters, compared to 9.82 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Tebessa occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 12%, compared to 27% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Tebessa's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.24 km/km2, compared to 1.74 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Tebessa's 1990-2014 expansion area was 85%, compared to 95% in the pre-1990 area.

1988-2001  2001-2014
1988-2001  2001-2014
1988-2001  2001-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Tebessa's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.71 hectares, compared to 5.88 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2001  2001-2014