Map of Algeria highlighting Skikda Province
Map of Skikda Province highlighting Skikda District
|• District chief||Mrs. Bouhmatou Nassima|
|• Total||162.33 km2 (62.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01)|
Skikda is a district in Skikda Province, Algeria. It was named after its capital, Skikda. The current district chef is Mrs. Bouhmatou Nassima, being one of few administrative divisions of the country ruled by a woman.
The modern district has its roots in the colonial arrondissement of Philippeville (Philippeville is the former name of Skikda). Philippeville was first a sous-direction, then a sous-préfecture of the département of Constantine.
The district is further divided into 3 municipalities:
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