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  • A Tribute to Mustapha Zitouni

    Born in Algiers on October 19, 1928, Mustapha Zitouni was a professional football player who played for both France and Algeria during his career. His firm stance for Algeria during the ...

  • Ancient Rock Art at the Bardo Museum

    The Bardo Museum in Algiers reopened its doors to the public in 2013 after undergoing extensive restoration work, which took place in line with ancient building and craft techniques. ...

  • Explore Algeria’s Ahaggar National Park

    Covering a vast area in the Saharan Region in the south of Algeria, the Ahaggar National Park incorporates the majestic Ahaggar Mountains including the 3,003 meter high Mount Tahat. The ...

  • Algeria’s Wildlife: Barbary Sheep

    Featuring thick spiraled horns and short bristly coats, Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia), known locally as Aoudad, are found in four of Algeria's protected areas – Tassili n'Ajjer, ...

  • Algeria’s Liquid Gold

    Supporting a variety of wildlife, Algeria's indigenous vegetation includes grasses, scrub, oaks, cedars, junipers, pine trees, a variety of conifers and olive trees. Olive trees have long been ...

  • Visit the Towns of Saharan Algeria

    Stretching from the Atlantic Coast of North Africa to the Red Sea on the east coast, the Sahara Desert is the hottest desert in the world and is listed as the planet's third largest desert, ...

  • Algeria’s Wildlife: Dorcas Gazelles

    Found throughout Algeria and its neighboring countries, the Dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas) is listed as 'vulnerable' by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). Its ...

  • Quality Carpets: An Algerian Tradition

    Carpet weaving remains a much-treasured tradition in Algeria, and visitors to the various local markets are sure to find a range of skillfully made carpets on sale at very reasonable ...

  • Explore Djebel Aïssa National Park

    Declared a national park in 2003, the Djebel Aïssa National Park covers an area of around 24,400 hectares on the slopes of Mount Aïssa, rising up to a height of more than 2,320 meters above ...

  • Fortified Settlements of the M’Zab Valley

    The five fortified settlements of the M'zab Valley in Algeria – Ghardaïa, Bounoura, El-Atteuf, Melika and Beni-Isguen – are valued both locally and internationally for their cultural and ...