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  • Saharan Atlas

    Ain Sefra

    If you are looking for a truly quaint little Saharan desert town, Ain Sefra is the place to go. Situated where the Atlas Mountains begin their descent into the midst of the Sahara, there is little wonder why this town is called "The Gateway to the Desert". The small town is set at an altitude of roughly 1000 meters above sea level and, while it is nothing amazing in itself, the views of the ...

  • Culture

    Religion

    Islam is the official religion in Algeria and is practiced by the majority of the country's inhabitants. Sunni Islam or Muslim religion permeates Algeria in practically every aspect of life. Whilst not all followers are orthodox, Islam gives Algeria its cultural and social identity and its principles govern much of the nations ethics and behavior. Whilst Islam is the dominant religion in ...