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  • The Chaouis of Algeria

    Located primarily in the region of the Aurès Mountains in eastern Algeria, the Chaoui are an indigenous group of Berber people whose name is derived from the Berber word referring to the ...

  • Algeria’s Coastal Cities

    Algeria's most important cities – Algiers, Annaba, Oran, Skikda and Mostaganem - are all located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, which forms the country's northern border. As the ...

  • Football – Algeria’s Most Popular Sport

    With the first Algerian football club - Club des Joyeusetés d'Oran - established by European settlers in the El-Derb suburb of Oran in 1894, football has long been the country's most popular ...

  • Warda Al-Jazairia – The Rose of Algeria

    Most often referred to simply as Warda, Algerian singer Warda Al-Jazairia (Rose of Algeria) had a voice that has been described as powerful, yet sweet and sultry. Certainly, her soulful songs ...

  • Actor, Writer and Comedian Mohamed Fellag

    Featuring an Algerian immigrant teacher at a school in Montreal, dealing with difficult and heartbreaking circumstances, the film Monsieur Lazhar was written and directed by Canadian Philippe ...

  • The Hafsid Dynasty of Ifriqiya

    Named after Muhammad bin Abu Hafs of the Masmuda tribe of Morocco, the Hafsid Dynasty ruled the area stretching from the west of Libya to the east of Algeria, known at the time as Ifriqiya. ...

  • Acclaimed Author Boualem Sansal

    Algerian author Boualem Sansal has achieved international acclaim and is considered one of the country's most important writers. He has been the recipient of a number of renowned literary ...

  • Fossatum Africae – Reminders of Roman Empire History

    Thought to measure 750 kilometers or more, the linear defensive structure known as Fossatum Africae was built during the rule of the Roman Empire as a measure to both defend and control the ...

  • The Ahmed Zabana National Museum in Oran

    Spending some time in the museums of your holiday destination is a great way to gain insight into the history and culture of the people who live there. In the Algerian city of Oran, the Ahmed ...

  • Bird Watching Destinations in Algeria

    Algeria is a vast country with a range of different habitat types offering shelter and sustenance for a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. With the southern region of Algeria consisting ...