Algeria: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Algeria, a gateway between Africa and Europe, is located in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. With a pungent, wistful mix of colonial and modernist architecture, Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world and the largest in the Arab world. Across the north of Algeria there are spectacular coastlines, plush rural hinterland and a number of well-preserved Roman cities. The country is surrounded by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Morocco in the west, Western Sahara, Mauritania and Mali in the southwest, Niger in the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea in the north.

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Algeria has a diverse vegetation including coastal, mountainous and grassy desert like regions which all support a wide range of wildlife. Wild boars, jackals and gazelles are widely seen around. Algeria a variety of bird species which make this place a favorite location for bird watchers. Boars and jackals inhabits the forests and Barbary macaques are the native monkey. Algeria faced lot of problems in tourism sector in the past due to lack of facilities. But in the recent years lot changes occurred and now there are several hotels of a high modern standard and other facilities are available.

Algeria is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad, Tipasa, Djémila & Timgad and M'Zab Valley. Tassili n'Ajjer mountain range is the only natural World Heritage Site in the country.

Algeria is well connected by road.