Articles in Algeria ( 724 )

724 Articles of interest in Algeria

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  • Tipaza

    Tipaza (formerly Tefessedt, Chenoua: Bazar, Arabic: تيپازة‎) is a Berber-speaking town on the coast of Algeria, capital of the Tipaza Province. When it was part of the Roman Empire, it was called Tipasa.

  • Djurdjura

    The Djurdjura or Jurjura Range (Arabic: جبال جرجرة‎, Jabal Jurjura; Berber Adrar n Jerjer) is a mountain range of the Tell Atlas, part of the Atlas Mountain System.

  • Tell Atlas

    The Tell Atlas (Arabic: الاطلس التلي‎) is a mountain chain over 1,500 kilometers in length, belonging to the Atlas mountain ranges in North Africa, stretching from Morocco, through Algeria to Tunisia.

  • Oran Es Sénia Airport

    Es-Sénia – Ahmed Ben Bella Airport (Arabic: مطار احمد بن بلة -وهران‎) (IATA: ORN, ICAO: DAOO) is an airport located 4.7 nm (8.7 km) south of Oran, near Es Sénia, in Algeria.

  • Médéa

    Médéa (Arabic: المدية‎, pronounced Lemdiya), population 123,535 (1998 census) is the capital city of Médéa Province, Algeria.

  • Tuat

    Tuat or Touat (Berber language: ⵜⵓⵡⴰⵜ, Tuwat) is a natural region of desert in central Algeria that contains a string of small oases.

  • Tikjda

    Tikjda is a ski resort located in a mountain range named Djurdjura, northern Algeria, with an altitude of 1,600 metres (5,250 feet), in the province of Bouïra.

  • Cuicul (Djémila)

    Cuicul -called now Djémila (Tamazight: Ğamila, Arabic: جميلة‎, the Beautiful one, Latin: Cuicul or Curculum)- is a small mountain village in Algeria, near the northern coast east of Algiers, where some of the best preserved Berbero-Roman ruins in No…

  • Saharan Atlas

    The Saharan Atlas (Arabic: الأطلس الصحراوي‎) is a range of the Atlas Mountain System. It is located mainly in Algeria, with its eastern end in Tunisia. Although not as tall as the Grand Atlas of Morocco its summits are more imposing than the Tell At…

  • Bou Saâda

    Bou Saada (Arabic: بو سعادة‎, bu s‘adah, meaning "place of happiness") is a town and municipality in M'Sila Province, Algeria, situated 245 km south of Algiers.

  • Tiaret

    Tiaret (Berber: Tahert or Tihert, ⵜⴰⵀⴻⵔⵜ, i.e. "Lioness"; Arabic: تاهرت / تيارت‎) is a major city in central Algeria that gives its name to the wider farming region of Tiaret Province. Both the town and region lie south-west of the capital of Algier…

  • Reggane

    Reggane (from Berber "Argan"; Arabic: رقان‎) is a town and commune, and the capital of Reggane District, in Adrar Province, central Algeria. Reggane lies in the Sahara Desert near an oasis. According to the 2008 census it has a population of 20,402,…

  • Ténès

    Ténès (Arabic: تنس‎) is an Algerian town located about 200 kilometers west of the capital Algiers; it has a population of 35,000 people, as of 2000.

  • List of impact craters in Africa

    This list of impact craters in Africa includes all confirmed impact craters as listed in the Earth Impact Database. These features were caused by the collision of large meteorites or comets with the Earth. For eroded or buried craters, the stated di…

  • El Oued

    El Oued (Arabic: اﻟﻮادي‎, meaning the River) or Oued Souf is a city, and the capital of El Oued Province, in Algeria. The oasis town is watered by an underground river, hence its name, which enables date palm cultivation and the rare use (for the de…

  • Great Mosque of Algiers

    The Great Mosque of Algiers (Arabic: الجامع الكبير‎, Jemaa Kebir) or “Djama’a al-Kebir” (meaning Great Mosque) is a mosque in Algiers, Algeria, located very close to Algiers Harbor. An inscription on the minbar منبر) or the pulpit testifies to fact …

  • Bir el Ater

    Bir el Ater (Arabic: بئر العاتر‎) is a city of approximately 100,000 inhabitants located in extreme eastern Algeria towards the south, near the Tunisian borders and just beyond the Sahara, about 87 kilometers south of Tebessa.

  • Beni Hammad Fort

    Beni Hammad Fort, also called Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (Arabic: قلعة بني حماد‎) is a fortified palatine city in Algeria. Now in ruins, in the 11th century, it served as the first capital of the Hammadid dynasty. It is located in the Hodna Mountains n…

  • Ketchaoua Mosque

    The Ketchaoua Mosque (Arabic: جامع كتشاوة‎, Djamaa Ketchaoua) is a mosque in Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is located at the foot of the Casbah, which was built during the Ottoman rule in the 17th century, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

  • Boumerdès

    Boumerdès (Arabic: بومرداس; Kabyle: Bumerdes; Bumardas or Bomardas) is the capital city of Boumerdès Province, Algeria. It is located on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Touggourt

    Touggourt (Arabic: ﺗﻮﻗﺮت‎; Berber: , lit. the gateway or the gate) is a city and commune, and capital of Touggourt District, in Ouargla Province, Algeria, built next to an oasis in the Sahara. As of the 2008 census, the commune had a population of 3…

  • Laghouat

    Laghouat (English: Laghwat French: Laghouat Arabic: الأغواط‎) is the capital city of the Laghouat Province, Algeria, 400 km south of the Algerian capital Algiers. As of 2005, the population of the city was 126,291 inhabitants.

  • Collo

    Collo (Arabic: القل‎) is the capital, and one of three municipalities, of Collo district in Skikda Province, Algeria.

  • 2003 Boumerdès earthquake

    The 2003 Boumerdès earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 6.8 on May 21 in northern Algeria. The epicentre of the earthquake was located in the town of Thénia in Boumerdès Province, approximately 60 km east of the capital Algiers.

  • 1991 uprising in Karbala

    The Shia uprising in Karbala was one of many major points of unrest in Iraq following the Gulf War. The uprising started after demoralized troops throughout Iraq began to rebel against Saddam Hussein. From 5 to 19 March 1991, the city of Karbala bec…

  • Chréa

    Chréa is a town in Algeria, located in Blida Province, Bougara District, in a mountainous area named Tell Atlas, near Blida.

  • Rabah Bitat Airport

    Rabah Bitat Airport (IATA: AAE, ICAO: DABB), formerly known as Les Salines Airport, and popularly as El Mellah Airport is an international airport located 9 km south of Annaba, a city in Algeria.