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  • The Fennec Fox: Algeria’s National Animal

    With its disproportionately large ears, slanted eyes and pointy nose, the attractive little fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) is the national animal of Algeria, and the nickname of the country's ...

  • Visit the Oasis Town of Timimoun

    With its red mud houses leaning up against one another and its palm-lined main street, Timimoun is a picturesque oasis town that lies between lush palm groves and a large salt lake on the edge ...

  • Enjoy Algeria’s National Dish

    Considered to be the national dish of Algeria, couscous is a versatile, nutritious and delicious staple food served in a variety of different ways. Couscous is so essential in everyday ...

  • The Plight of the Atlas Deer

    Originally found in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, the habitat of the Atlas deer is now thought to be restricted to a coastal strip in eastern Algeria, possibly extending into Tunisia. Also ...

  • Cork Oak Trees of Souk Ahras

    Situated on the border between Algeria and Tunisia, the province of Souk Ahras experiences a semi-continental climate supporting a wide variety of flora and fauna. Among the trees found in ...

  • Endangered Gazelles of Algeria

    Algeria's nature reserves and protected areas are home to a wide variety of animals, among which are three species of gazelle considered to be endangered in the country by the IUCN – ...

  • The Historic Jedars of Tiaret Province

    Located around 30 km south of the Algerian city of Tiaret, the Jedars are thirteen tombs dating back to the era referred to as Late Antiquity, generally agreed to be between the 4th and ...

  • Marais de la Macta: Wetlands of International Importance

    Located primarily in the wilaya of Mascara, and partly in Oran and Mostaghanem, Macta is designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International, and the marshlands of Macta ...

  • Constantine’s Eighth Wonder Nears Completion

    Hailed as the eighth wonder of the city of Constantine, and referred to locally as the Bridge of Independence, the new 1.2 kilometer Trans-Rhumel viaduct will be the eighth bridge to ...

  • Algeria’s Wildlife: Sand Cats

    Algeria's many national parks and nature reserves offer visitors the opportunity to view the country's diverse wildlife in various habitats. Among the animals adapted to the arid conditions ...