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Goléa, el


an oasis and town in the northern part of the Sahara, in Algeria’s Oasis department. Population, 13,500 (1966). It is linked to Ghardaïa by highway. El Goléa has 200,000 date palms, of which 80.000 are productive, as well as citrus and other fruit trees. Dried dates and fruits are produced. Water is provided by artesian wells. There is an airport nearby.

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Nine new power plans with a total capacity of 8,050 megawatts are planned, including new gas turbine plants in Beni Abbws, El Golea, Tamanrasset and Illizi.
International tenders have been launched for the construction of four new gas turbine power plants in Tamanrasset (51 MW capacity), Illizi (30 MW), Beni AbbE s (34 MW) and in El Golea (60 MW).
Other towns in Saharan Algeria which are popular tourist destinations include Hassi-Messaoud, Touggourt, Chenachene, Djanet, El Golea, Reggane, Timimoun and Tindouf.
7 billion for the first phase and will include the development of three gas fields, which lie between El Golea and In Salah, a distance of some 350 kilometres.
The project involves the development of a number of gas fields which lie between El Golea and In Salah, a distance of some 350kms.