Aguelhok or Adjelhoc (the official name) is a Rural Commune and village in Kidal Region of eastern Mali in the Tessalit Cercle. In the census of 2009 the commune had a population of 8,080. Adjelhoc is situated in the north of the Tilemsi Valley. Located in the sandstone massif of the Adrar des Ifoghas, Adjelhoc lies 430 km north of Gao and 150 km south of the Algerian border, in the full desert. The area of the commune is approximately 22,000 km2, that is to say the equivalent of Belgium.