Country Highlight: ALGERIA

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Algeria is the biggest country in Africa and 4/5ths of its land is covered by the Sahara Desert. Learn more fun facts about this beautiful country.

Fun Facts:
1. It’s the biggest country in Africa and the 10th largest in the world.

2. It’s located in North Africa but has a Mediterranean coastline.

3. The Sahara Desert covers 4/5ths of its land.

4. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers.

5. Major languages: Arabic, French and Berber

6. Ethnicity/Race: 99% Berber

7. Religion: 99% Islam, 1% Christianity and other

8. It locally produces beer and wine.

9. It has 18 international airports.

10. Most visitors require a Visa. Only 8 countries have visa free entry. The Visa will be denied if you have visited and have a passport stamp for Israel or one of its neighboring country land borders.

11. It has a rich history with 7 World Heritage sites: Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad, Djémila, Casbah of Algiers, M’Zab Valley, Timgad, Tipasa, and Tassil n’Ajjer.

12. Tourist attractions include ancient towns, the desert region, beaches, botanical gardens, museums, national parks and more.

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Video credit: Patiz TV
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