Algeria Geography

Algeria Geography

Algeria is the middle sector of the Atlas, of which Tunisia represents the eastern sector and Morocco the western sector. Therefore the general characteristics of its physical structure will be found under the heading atlas. Algeria is among the African regions one of those with the best cartographic representations, thanks to the works carried out […]

Algeria in the 21st Century

Algeria in the 21st Century

The new century in Algeria was symbolically inaugurated by the entry into force of the peace plan wanted by President Algeria Būtaflīqua (̔Abd al-̔Azīz Bū Taflīqa): a tangible sign of the policy of national reconciliation, at the end of a terrible decade of massacres and violence under the banner of Islamists’ fanaticism. The provision, known […]

Algeria Arts

Algeria Geography and Arts

North African state . Overlooking the Mediterranean, it borders to the East with Tunisia and Libya, to the South with Niger and Mali, to the SW with Mauritania , to the West with Morocco (partly with Western Sahara, de facto incorporated in Morocco, but self-proclaimed independent). Physical characters The Algerian territory consists of two parts […]

Algeria Economy in the 1970's

Algeria Economy in the 1970’s

Algeria acquired its independence from France on July 3, 1962, after a bloody war that lasted eight years. Since 1963 it has been a presidential republic: legislative power is exercised by an assembly of 138 members, who remain in office for five years, and are elected by universal suffrage. The territory, vast 2,293,190 km 2, […]

Algeria Population

Algeria Population and Archaeology

Population The original residents were Berbers. These in ancient times underwent the Phoenician influence, then, more profoundly, the Roman one. The Arab conquest (7th century) at first did not alter the ethnic structure much; only in the 12th century. the Arab element pushed the Berbers back to the less accessible parts (Kabylia, Aurès) where they […]