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  • Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Inhabitants of Algeria

    Stories of dinosaurs have long fueled the imaginations of humans, with ongoing discoveries in different parts of the world providing more information on these gigantic prehistoric creatures ...

  • Award-Winning Algerian Artist Mohamed Zmirli

    Algerian artist Mohamed Zmirli was born in Tizi-Ouzou on 18 February 1909. Having been orphaned at a young age, he had to leave school to earn a living, which he did by painting peacocks and ...

  • Jerboas – Fascinating Desert Dwellers

    There are a number of national parks and protected areas in Algeria designed to preserve the natural heritage of this vast North African country. Visitors to these parks and wide open spaces ...

  • Remnants of Roman History in the City of Guelma

    The city of Guelma is located in a fertile region surrounded by the Maouna, Houara and Dbegh Mountains. Watered by the Seybouse River which flows over a distance of around 120 miles from ...

  • Literary Culture at the International Book Fair of Algiers

    On Wednesday 19 September 2012, the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, opened the 17th edition of the International Book Fair of Algiers being held ...

  • Béjaïa – Kabylia’s Largest City

    The city of Béjaïa, located on the Mediterranean coastline of Algeria, is both the capital of the Béjaïa Province and the largest city in Kabylia – a region in the north of Algeria which ...

  • The Algerian Nuthatch

    The Algerian nuthatch (Sitta ledanti) was discovered at Djebel Babor in the magnificent Petite Kabylie mountain range in Algeria in October 1975. The small passerine bird is Algeria's only ...

  • Taoufik Makhloufi – Olympic Champion

    Algerian track and field athlete, Taoufik Makhloufi recently made history by winning the gold medal for the 1500m race at the 2012 London Olympics, being the first Olympic gold medal win for ...

  • History, Culture and Tradition in the Museums of Algiers

    When traveling through Algeria, be sure to include some of the country's many museums on your itinerary. Museums are a great way to learn more about the history and culture of the town or city ...

  • The Barbary Macaques of Algeria

    Dwelling in forests of pine, cedar and oak in the Atlas Mountains, Barbary macaques are a relatively common sight in the protected areas of Algeria. Often erroneously referred to as Barbary ...