Tag: north east

  • North East

    The North East region of Algeria is diverse and fascinating to say the least. With its majestic rugged coastline, high plains, breathtaking mountain ranges, picturesque farmlands and sunny beaches, tourist flock to the various cities and towns located here. Algeria has many noteworthy sites and historical attractions scattered across its wonderful landscapes, and in the North East region, ...

  • Batna

    Batna is the name of both a city and a province in north eastern Algeria. Although the origin of the name is unknown, most historians agree that it is a mixture of arabo-berberian and can be loosely translated into "where we sleep this night". Geographically speaking, Batna is located between the north and south Atlas Mountains and this means that the mountains rise on either side to form a ...

  • Annaba

    Annaba is a city that is situated in the north-eastern region of Algeria near the Wadi Seybouse River. It is just 100 kilometers from the Tunisian border and 150 kilometers southwest of Constantine. The city is located in the Annaba Province and has a population of about 550 000 residents. Annaba's atmosphere is very similar to that of Algiers and provides a delightful destination for ...

  • Skikda

    Skikda is a city located in the north eastern flanks of Algeria. It is noted for being a very important port on the Gulf of Stora, the ancient Sinus Numidicus. Skikda was founded in the year 1838 by the French colonies on the ruins of an ancient Phoenician city that later flourished as a large Roman city called Rusicade, a Punic word which means "Promontory of fire". The Roman port was ...