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Fascinating Feature of Tin Bider Crater

The wide open deserts, with inconsistent rivers, mountainous regions and challenging hills, creates a unique landscape that is an attraction in its own right. Over and above the brown and beige slopes of the deserts and lush oases that are found along the way, Algeria has fascinating natural phenomenon, such as the Tin Bader Crater, that adds to the magnificence of the countryside. The Tin Bider Crater is referred to as a complex crater that was created millions of years ago, and is a fascinating site that has been studied by geologists.

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Beautiful and Vibrant Ain El Turk

It was known as El Eurfa – a wide open plain that was home to nomadic tribes. The two major tribes that inhabited the area co-existed harmoniously across the plain and relied on each other for trade. The tribes would also sell their products in the nearby city of Oran and in Mers el-Kebir, and focussed on agricultural products such as wool, meat and honey, as they were avid bee-keepers. From the early 1800s the face of the plains began to change, slowly being transformed into a popular seaside resort town.

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Rock Art in Djelfa

The city of Djelfa, capital of the Djelfa region in Algeria, was established by the French military in 1852 as a post for their troops. Located in the Ouled Nail Mountains, the town is situated 1 138 meters above sea level. But it is not the town or its history that has made the region a popular destination for tourists – it is the rock art, which dates back to between 7000 and 5000 BC, that can be found, and the region has a wealth of Neolithic rock art to share. It seems that the rock art was first discovered during the 1850s, but was only recognized officially from the year 1914.

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The Algerian War on Screen

The new movie Outside the Law will premier at the French Film Festival. It was directed by Rachid Bouchareb, who was born in France but is of Algerian descent. His film is able to reach out to a modern audience, while bringing history to life through the eyes of three Algerian brothers who end up in France. It tells the story of the Algerian War to free the country from French control. Outside the Law does contain violent scenes, but brings home the cruelty and suffering of war, along with its consequences.

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Lalla Fatma N’Soumer: A Symbol of Feminine Strength

The title Lalla is given to women who are considered saints or of a high ranking, much like the title Sidi for men. From the start Lalla Fatma N'Soumer proved to be a force to be reckoned with, a girl with her own way of thinking and in later years a woman that was revered by others and became a legendary figure. Lalla Fatma N'Soumer became synonymous with the Kabyle Resistance Movement and was a key figure in the fight against the French invasion of Algiers.

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A Journey to Assekrem

The Tamanrasset Province in Algeria is known for two spectacular nature reserves, namely the Ahaggar National Park and the Tassili n’Ajjer National Park. There are a few other attractions in this province that are worth seeing even though a little effort has to be put in to reach them. Just outside the town of Tamanrasset, also referred to as the Capital of Sahara, is a wonderful site to visit. Tamanrasset is the general base camp for those who want to take on the adventure of visiting Assekrem, where challenges and spectacular views are waiting to be enjoyed.

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Ghardaia Carpet Festival

The picturesque city of Ghardaia is located in the Gharadaia Province of Algeria and is situated approximately three hundred and seventy miles outside of Algiers. It is a historical city that was established in the eleventh century. Its structures and buildings have survived for centuries and the city has remained true to its ancient cultures and traditions, maintaining its uniqueness through urban planning; thus the Ghardaia Province was recognized in 1982 on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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A Visit to Azazga

Azazga is a destination in Algeria that is blanketed in history and a rich traditional culture that has made this town a significant attraction to visit. It was established in the year 1882 by the French. Due to the locals turning a deaf ear to the invading troops asking for information in regard to rebel forces, the town got its name, which means "The Deaf Persons". The town has seen its fair share of war and uprising, but is today a thriving community that is proud of its heritage and their loyalty to their fellow countrymen.

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