A kasbah or in older English casbah; a qasbah or qassabah in India, is a type of medina, Islamic city, or fortress (citadel).
Latitude and longitude of Algiers
Algiers (Arabic: الجزائر, al-Jazā’er; Algerian Arabic pronunciation: دزاير Dzayer, Berber: Dzayer tamaneɣt, French: Alger) is the capital and largest city of Algeria. In 2011, the city's population was estimated to be around 3,500,000. An estimate puts the population of the larger metropolitan city to be around 5,000,000.
Latitude: 36° 45' 9.00" N
Longitude: 3° 02' 31.09" E
Articles of interest in Algiers
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Houari Boumediene Airport (Arabic: مطار هواري بومدين الدولي, French: Aéroport d'Alger Houari Boumediene) (IATA: ALG, ICAO: DAAG), also known as Algiers Airport or Algiers International Airport, is an international airport serving Algiers, the capit…
Notre Dame d'Afrique (Our Lady of Africa) is a Catholic basilica in Algiers, Algeria.
Stade 5 Juillet 1962 or 5 July 1962 Stadium (Arabic: ملعب 5 جويلية 1962), (the name refers to 5 July 1962, the day Algeria declared independence from France), also known as El Djezair Stadium (Arabic: ملعب 5 جويلية بالجزائر), is a football and ath…
Bab El Oued is a neighbourhood in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, along the coast north of the city centre.
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 …
The University of Science and Technology – Houari Boumediene (French: Université des sciences et de la technologie Houari-Boumediene, USTHB, Arabic: جامعة العلوم والتكنولوجيا هواري بومدين) is a university located in the town of Bab-Ezzouar 15 kilom…
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…
Icosium was a Roman colonia in Romano-berber Africa.
Bab Ezzouar is a suburb of the city of Algiers in northern Algeria. It is one of Algiers fastest growing municipalities and has seen many hotels and commercial malls being raised in the area.
Kouba is a suburb situated on a height just south-east of the central city of Algiers in northern Algeria. It is home to the Kouba city council and the church of Kouba, which was built during the French colonial times. Its name refers to "Qubba", wh…
El Mouradia-El Golf (Arabic: المرادية) is a municipality in Algiers Province, Algeria. It is administratively part of Sidi M'Hamed district.
El Biar (from the Arabic "الأبيار" meaning "The Wells") is a suburb of Algiers, Algeria. It is located in the administrative constituency of Bouzaréah in the Algiers Province. As of the 1998 census, it has a population of 52,582 inhabitants.
USS Leedstown (AP-73), (originally SS Santa Lucia) was a Grace Line passenger and cargo ocean liner that served as a United States Navy amphibious assault ship in World War II.
Boufarik is a town in Blida Province, Algeria, approximately 30 km from Algiers.
El Harrach (Arabic: الـحرّاش, formerly Maison-Carrée) is a suburb of the Algerian capital Algiers.
The Raid on Algiers took place on 11 December 1942, in the Algiers harbour. Italian manned torpedoes and commando frogmen from the Decima Flottiglia MAS were brought to Algiers aboard the Perla-class submarine Ambra.
Chéraga is a suburb of the city of Algiers in northern Algeria.