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Algeria is the largest country in the African continent and the 10th largest country in the world.

Algeria  Located in North Africa, one of the main tourist attractions is the Sahara, the second largest desert in the world.Some sand dunes can reach 180 meters in height. Algeria has been a member of the World Tourism Organization since 1976. According to a report of the World Tourism Organization published in 2014, Algeria is the 4th largest tourist destination in Africa in 2013 with 2,7 million foreign tourists,and ranks 111th on the international tourism scene, according to the London-based World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC). The tourism sector in Algeria accounts for 8.1% of the Gross Domestic Product.

The main competitors are other Mediterranean countries, the majority of which have developed a strong tourism-based economy.The tourism sector is still underdeveloped in Algeria concerning accommodation and other services. For this reason, the government launched a strategic plan to boost this sector by 2025.

According to Gallup's Law and Order Index, which measures personal safety as well as personal experiences of crime and law enforcement, Algeria ranked 7th in the world's safest countries for 2017.

According to the U.S. News & World Report, Algeria is ranked among the top 80 countries in the world in 2018. In its Best Countries, Ranking published each year, the weekly draws up a ranking based on several criteria such as business, citizenship, cultural influence, heritage, quality of life or the possibility of adventures.

The US national newspaper USA Today, has ranked Constantine among the eleven cities to visit the world in 2018. The newspaper was based on the experience of Sal Lavallo, one of the youngest people to have visited all 193 member states of the United Nations.

 

World Heritage Sites In Algeria

 

Beni Hammad Fort

 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 in the Hodna Mountains northeast of M'Sila, at an elevation of 1,418 metres (4,652 ft) it  was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and described as "an authentic picture of a fortified Muslim city".

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Djemila

  Djemila, is a small mountain village in Algeria,far from Elalma at SEtif 30km.

In 1982, Djemila became a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique adaptation of Roman architecture to a mountain environment. Significant buildings in ancient city include a theatre, two fora, temples, basilicas, arches, streets, and houses.

 

Casbah of Algiers

 

 

Casbah of Algiers,is meaning Citadel (fortress)) is specifically the citadel of Algiers in Algeria and the traditional quarter clustered around it. More generally, a kasbah is the walled citadel of many North African cities and towns.

 

M'Zab Valley

 

 M'Zab Valley, or Mzab, (Mozabite Aghlan, is a natural region of the northern Sahara Desert in Ghardaia ProvinceAlgeria. It is located 600 km south of Algiers and there are approximately 360,000 inhabitants (2005 estimate).

 

Timgad

 

Timgad, (called Thamugas or Thamugadi in old Berber) was a Roman-Berber town in the Aurrass Mountains of Algeria. It was founded by the Emperor Trajan around AD 100.  

Located about 35 km east of the town of Batna, the ruins are noteworthy for representing one of the best extant examples of the grid plan as used in Roman city planning.

In the former name of Timgad, Marciana Traiana Thamugadi,is the Berber name of the place where the city was built, to read Timgad plural form of Tamgut, meaning "peak" or "summit".

 

Tipasa

Was a colonia in Roman province Mauretania Caesariensis, nowadays called Tipaza, and located in coastal central Algeria. Since 2002, it has been declared by UNESCO a "World Heritage Site".

Tassili n'Ajjer

 

Tassili n'Ajjer, is a heavily eroded sandstone rock formation in the Algerian section of the Sahara Desert, situated on a vast plateau, that encompasses south-east Algeria, western Libya and northern Niger. It features over 300 rock arches, dense clusters of eroded sandstone rock pillars and steep cliffs and gorges where water pools permanently at the surface.Tassili n'Ajjer covers an area of over 72,000 km2.

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