Commune and town
Location of Ourmes commune within El Oued Province
|Province||El Oued Province|
|• Total||443 km2 (171 sq mi)|
|Elevation||76 m (249 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
Ourmes (Arabic: ورماس) (also written Ourmas) is a town and commune in Guemar District, El Oued Province, Algeria. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 5,900, up from 5,059 in 1998, with an annual growth rate of 1.6%. It is located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northwest of the provincial capital El Oued, and is connected by local roads to Kouinine and Taghzout.
The commune of Ourmes is composed of three localities: