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Algeria Landmarks and Monuments: Algeria, North Africa
Algeria has many fascinating monuments and landmarks, ranging from striking natural geographical features to ancient Roman ruins.
However, Algeria's greatest draws are undoubtedly the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert region. It is well worth incorporating at least one trip into this area to experience all that it has to offer.
Visitors who plan to spend some time in the capital city of Algiers...
Date: 2016-06-08 06:15:52
Ten interesting facts about Algeria - TravelingEast
1. Over 90% of Algeria is covered by the Sahara desert.
2. Albert Camus, the Nobel Prize winner and world-renowned French writer, was born in Algeria in 1913. His family was called pied-noir, a term used to describe French people living in Algeria during the colonial years.
3. Alcoholic drinks are seldom found in Algeria, largely because of the country's Islamic orientation. In fact, alcoholic drinks are not sold at all in many of the food establishments - and even if they are available, they are often not listed...
Algeria’s Berbers protest for Tamazight language rights | News
Berber communities in Algeria are calling on the government to allocate state funding to promote and preserve their indigenous language, a demand that has prompted several protests in the country's northern region this week.
The protests come after an amendment to 2018 budget legislation that would have formalised the teaching of the Tamazight language in local schools was rejected by members of...
350 Africa – 8 ways climate change is already affecting Africa
Right now, the effects of climate change are already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that the change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the African people.
According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index for 2015 , seven of the ten countries most at risk from climate change are in...
The Best Places to Visit in Algeria - bestourism.com
Excursions and sights of Algeria
The ancient city of Algiers spreads like an amphitheater in the hills of the same name in the bay. Most buildings are constructed of a light construction material which gives the city a festive look. You can see the distinctive
in the old town with quaint narrow streets and disorder one-story houses with flat roofs, graceful mosques and other...