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Algeria, which is officially known as the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is located in the northern part of the continent of Africa, on the Mediterranean coast. It is the largest country in Africa.

There are several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Algeria.

These include:

  • Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad, the first capital of the Hammadid empire
  • Tipas, a Phoenician and later Roman town
  • Roman ruins at Djémila and Timgad
  • M'Zab Valley, a limestone valley containing a large urbanized oasis,
  • The Casbah of Algiers, an important citadel
  • The Tassili n'Ajjer mountain range, which is the only natural World Heritage Site in Algeria.

See also news from or mentioning Algeria.

In the News:

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Effects of fragmented landscapes on forest vertebrates - 3 Nov '17

Responses to devastating floods and mudslide affecting parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone - 17 Aug '17

Violence putting children at risk in the Greater Kasai, DRC - 25 May '17

Lassa Fever outbreak in Benin, West Africa - 11 Feb '16

No significant benefit from routine use of antibiotics for malnourished children - 8 Feb '16

Ask Angels: St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithun's day if thou be fair, For forty days 'twill rain na mair'

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