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  • ترميم قصبة الجزائر العاصمة

    القصبة في المعنى التقليدي تعني وسط المدينة، غالبا تكون محاطة بالأسوار ومحصنة وعلى وثيرة القصبات من المغرب إلى دمشق في الشرق فهي تعتبر متحف حية، يختصر أسلوب حياة كان في ما مضى من القرون. ...

  • Algeria’s New Football Coach

    After the Algerian football team suffered a 4 – 0 loss against Morocco during an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game, which was held last month in Marrakech, their coach, Abdelhak Benchikha ...

  • Eid al-Adha – Festival of the Sacrifice

    Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) is an important Islamic religious festival that is observed by Muslims world-wide. In Algeria, a predominantly Muslim country, this festival is also ...

  • Algeria’s New Grand Mosque

    As soon as the word got out that Algeria was going ahead with the construction of the New Grand Mosque in the bay of Algiers, many engineering companies and architectural firms submitted their ...

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What to See

  • Sights

    Djemila

    Algeria is known to have some of the best archeological sites and Roman ruins in North Africa. Many of these sites have been recognized by UNESCO, as World Heritage Sites, and in 1982, this honor was given to Djemila. Djemila is not only one of the best historical sites in Algeria, but in the North Africa, as its beautifully preserved ruins are breathtaking monuments to Roman architecture. ...

  • Religious Sites in Algeria

    Ketchaoua Mosque

    The Ketchaoua Mosque has always been a religious site, but has changed faces a few times over the years. In 1612, the Ketchaoua Mosque was constructed and flourished as a mosque until 1845. After being known as the Cathedral of St Philippe for a number of years, the building was again converted into a mosque in 1962. Fortunately, the structure and breathtaking architecture has remained in ...

  • Singles

    Men

    Are you a single woman looking for a single Algerian man? Look no further than Algeria.com.Work on Algeria.com's Algerian Dating Service is nearing completion and will soon be launched. This dating center will enable you to find the man of your dreams amongst our thousands of members. You will be able to view biographies, photos and contact details of single Algerian men.

  • Business

    Currency

    Whenever you travel to another country, whether for business or for pleasure, you will inevitably need to familiarize yourself with the currency being used in that country. Not only will you need to determine where the various exchange points are and what sort of travel currency - such as travelers checks and credit cards - is available, but you will also need to get an idea of how much ...

  • Museums

    Musee d'Hippone

    As one of Algeria's main cities, the port city of Annaba in the North East Region of the country was known as Hippo Regius during Roman times and the Musée d'Hippone chronicles the fascinating history of the area. The museum is located at the archaeological site of Hippo two kilometers south of the city. Visitors to Annaba should take some time to explore these ancient ruins, as well as the ...

  • Business

    Directory

    In this section, we strive to bring you the best and most relevant links to resources outside Algeria.com.Check back regularly, as it is sure to be updated frequently. You should also not hesitate to contact us if you feel you should appear on these listings. We will be glad to work something out for you.

  • Religious Sites in Algeria

    Great Mosque of Algiers

    Located on the Rue de la Marine in Algeria's capital city, the Great Mosque of Algiers is a superb example of Almoravid architecture, one of the few remaining in North Africa. The Great Mosque of Algiers, also known as the El Jedid Mosque, was built in 1097 under the direction of Sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (1106-1142), an Almoravid ruler. In 1324 the Sultan of Tlemcen, Abu Tachfin added the ...

  • Culture

    Music

    When foreigners think of Algerian music, the first genre that springs to mind is rai. Rai music of Algeria has been met with great enthusiasm in France and other European countries. Algeria's music history was largely based on styles from Andalusia that were given a more African feel. Nuubaat music is a combination of already existing music that had a strong Ottoman influence. Hawzii and ...

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