Sidi Lakhdar, Mostaganem

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Sidi Lakhdar
سيدي لخضر
Commune and town
Sidi Lakhdar
Sidi Lakhdar
DZ-27-16 Sidi Lakhdar.svg
Sidi Lakhdar is located in Algeria
Sidi Lakhdar
Sidi Lakhdar
Coordinates: 36°08′34″N 0°27′38″E / 36.1428°N 0.460556°E / 36.1428; 0.460556
Country  Algeria
Province Mostaganem Province
District Sidi Lakhdar District
Area
 • Total 50 sq mi (140 km2)
Population (2008)
 • Total 34,612
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
CP 27007

Sidi Lakhdar (Arabic: سيدي لخضر‎) is a town and commune in Mostaganem Province, Algeria, about 300 km westof the capital, Algiers. It is the capital of Sidi Lakhdar District. According to the 1998 census, it has a population of 30,950.[1] Under French colonial rule, the town was known as Lapasset. It changed its name in 1962.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Communes of Algeria". Statoids. Retrieved November 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Algérie - Lapasset". GeneaWiki. Retrieved March 4, 2018. 

Coordinates: 36°08′34″N 0°27′38″E / 36.1428°N 0.460556°E / 36.1428; 0.460556