Ouled Khodeïr District

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.

Ouled Khodeïr District

دائرة أولاد خضير
Map of Algeria highlighting Béchar Province
Coordinates: 29°15′N 1°3′E
Country Algeria
District seatOuled Khodeïr
  Total4,140 km2 (1,600 sq mi)
  Density1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)


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


  1. "Dairas et Communes" (in French). Site Officiel de la Wilaya de Béchar. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  2. "Population: Béchar Wilaya" (PDF) (in French). Office National des Statistiques Algérie. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
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