Nearly four times the size of Texas and the largest country on the continent, Algeria is bordered on the west by Morocco and Western Sahara and on the east by Tunisia and Libya. The Mediterranean Sea is to the north, and to the south are Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. The Saharan region, which is 85% of the country, is almost completely uninhabited. The highest point is Mount Tahat in the Sahara, which rises 9,850 ft (3,000 m).

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  • Tizi Ouzou or Thizi Wezzu (Arabic: تيزي وزو, Kabyle: Tizi Wezzu) is a city in north central Algeria It is among the largest cities in Algeria It is the second most populous city in the Kabylie region after Bejaia

  • Tindouf (Berber: Tinduf, Arabic: تندوف) is the main town, and a commune in Tindouf Province, Algeria, close to the Mauritanian, Western Saharan and Moroccan borders The commune has population of around 160,000 but the census and population estimates do not count the Sahrawi refugees making the population as of the 2008 census 45,966, up from 25,266 in 1998, and an annual population growth rate of 63%

  • Tazmalt is a town in northern Algeria It's about 85 km south west of Bejaia, 50 km at east of Bouira, 55 km south east of Tizi Ouzou, and 165 km south east of the capital Algiers Tazmalt is the biggest city of Sahel-Djurdjura region, and the fourth in Kabylia, with a population of 25,000

  • Skikda (Arabic: سكيكدة; formerly Philippeville from 1838 to 1962 and Rusicade in ancient times) is a city in northeastern Algeria and a port on the Mediterranean It is the capital of Skikda Province and Skikda District

  • Sig used as a name may refer to: Sig (given name) Sig, Algeria, a city on the banks of the Sig River Sig Alert, an alert for traffic congestion in California, named after Loyd Sigmon Sig River, a river of Algeria also known as Mekerrasig (lower case) may refer to: sig (rune), an Armanen rune, later used for the Schutzstaffel (SS) logo sig, the distinctive hand actions of sign language that form words; see movement (sign language) sig, a signature block in e-mail messagingsig as a loanword may refer to: sig (Russian), the common whitefish; see Coregonus Sig (Italian), abbreviation of Signore ("Lord") Sig (Latin, also Signa or Signatura), the "signature" section of a medical prescription, which contains directions to the patient, and the signature of the prescribing doctorSIG (capitalized) may refer to: SIG, the IATA Callsign of Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico SIG (band), a Finnish band SIG Combibloc Group, a Swiss-German packaging company and former railway vehicle and firearms manufacturer SIG plc, a British insulation company, formerly Sheffield Insulations Group plc SIG Sauer, the brand name used by firearms manufacturers SIG Sauer Inc

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