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    • Algeria, large, predominantly Muslim country of North Africa.
    • From the Mediterranean coast, along which most of its people live, Algeria extends southward deep into the heart of the Sahara, a forbidding desert where the Earth’s hottest surface temperatures have been recorded and which constitutes more than four-fifths of the country’s area.
    • The Sahara and its extreme climate dominate the country.
    • The contemporary Algerian novelist Assia Djebar has highlighted the environs, calling her country “a dream of sand.
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    Algeria has so much to offer, here are some of the things Algeria is known for.

    • Djemila: Listening out for the ghostly footsteps of Roman legionnaires in this beautiful ruined town.
    • Timgad: Standing atop the theatre and surveying the ruined grandeur of this vast Roman city.
    • Hippo Regius: Picnicking among the flowers surrounded by the tapering columns of the Roman city.
    • Algiers: Experiencing 'la Blanche', the country's fascinating capital, where modern, traditional and colonial-era Algeria meet.
    • Ghardaïa:, Bargaining for a boldly patterned carpet in the main square, peeking at a pristine medieval town and then swimming in the shade of date palms.
    • Timimoun: Striking out into the dunes of the Grand Erg Occidental from this red oasis.

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