Ouled Khodeïr District

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Ouled Khodeïr District
دائرة أولاد خضير
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Coordinates: 29°15′N 1°3′E / 29.250°N 1.050°E / 29.250; 1.050Coordinates: 29°15′N 1°3′E / 29.250°N 1.050°E / 29.250; 1.050
Country  Algeria
Province Béchar
District seat Ouled Khodeïr
 • Total 4,140 km2 (1,600 sq mi)
Population (2008)[2]
 • Total 7,438
 • Density 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
Municipalities 2

Ouled Khodeïr is a district in Béchar Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Ouled Khodeïr. According to the 2008 census, the total population of the district was 7,438 inhabitants.[2] The Oued Saoura runs from northwest to southeast through the district, and empties into Sebkhel el Melah, also in the district, after a brief excursion into Adrar Province. The N6 national highway also runs through the district on the way from Béchar to Adrar, Algeria.


The district is further divided into 2 municipalities:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dairas et Communes" (in French). Site Officiel de la Wilaya de Béchar. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Population: Béchar Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013.