Tag: regions

  • 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, ...

  • Saharan Atlas

    Marking the northern edge of the Sahara Desert, the Saharan Atlas Region of Algeria incorporates the eastern portion of the Atlas Mountain Range. This majestic and extensive range of mountains stretches across northern Africa from Morocco, through Algeria, meeting up with the Tell Atlas Range and eventually disappearing into the Aures Mountains crossing Algeria's border into the neighboring ...

  • Saharan Algeria

    Covering a vast area in the south of Algeria, the Saharan Algeria Region consists of desert terrain as far as the eye can see, with lush oasis towns and villages scattered throughout the region like precious gems in the sand. These settlements are often inhabited by families who have lived there for generations, many with fascinating tales to tell of the extensive history and fascinating ...

  • Amsel

    Amsel is a small town situated just south of the Tamanghasset province. Tamanghasset (or Tamanrasset) is a province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. Tamanghasset is the chief city of the Algerian Tuareg. Very near to Amsel you will find the huge Ahaggar Mountains, also known as the Hoggar. They are situated in the middle of the Sahara desert, in the southern part of Algeria.

  • Ghardaia

    Ghardaia is a town and wilaya (province) located in eastern Algeria. It is situated in the heart of the Mezab valley, which is the home of the Ibadi Muslim sect in Algeria. Ghardaia is truly a sight to see as the entire city is mostly made up of original medieval architecture that has been preserved remarkably well. The M'zab valley wherein Ghardaia lies is part of an official UNESCO World ...

  • Hassi Messaoud

    Hassi Messaoud is not only a town but also a watering hole and a major oilfield in southeast Algeria. While it has only really gained significance in more recent years due to the large oil reservoirs in the area, the town has been around for many, many years.

  • Political Parties

    Algeria has in place a multi-party political system. In order for Algeria's political parties to gain power they often form coalition governments with those who uphold similar principles. What is a political party? It is a political organization that endorses a particular ideology or bases its standards on particular issues which have the goal of operating some sort of power, typically ...