The city of Algiers is one of the Arab capitals and is the capital of the state of Algeria, one of the countries of the Maghreb in the Arab World, the main and economic center of the country, and the largest port connecting Algeria (one of the Arab countries in Africa) and the countries of the outside world; Especially in international trade.
The name Algeria comes from the plural of the word islands, according to the group of
islands that are located opposite the coast, as the city is called Al-Bahjah, and white Algeria; And that is because of the gloss of its high-rise buildings in white
The population of Algiers in the Arab world
The population of the Algiers region is estimated at about 3.4 million.
Its population density is about 11,000 people per 8,300 per square kilometer.
A different group of people from many backgrounds and countries lives in it. About 53% of the people speak Arabic, 44% of the population speak the Berber language, while 3% of its residents were born in a different country.
Tourist places in Algiers Arab Capital
- The Kasbah: The ancient Kasbah is the heart of the city of Algiers, and it is a narrow labyrinth sloping the streets, and contains many Ottoman palaces, most of which are gathered around the Ketchaoua Mosque at the end of Ahmed Bouzarina Street, and there were some fierce battles during the Battle of Algiers.
- Dar Hassan Pacha: is considered one of the historical sites in Algeria, and bears the name of its original owner, Hassan Pacha, who was the ruler of Algeria in the past. Africa, and the Middle East.
- Monument of the Martyr: Monument of the Martyr is one of the most important tourist attractions in Algeria, and it is a large monument with a length of 92 m.
It is located on the heights of the city of Algiers and can be seen from several different places in the city .
- Botanical garden El-Hamma Jardin d’Essai: The Botanical garden El-Hamma Jardin d’Essai was established by the French in the year 1832 AD on an area of 140 acres and is considered one of the historical monuments that reflect the beauty of nature
and the magic of creativity, It is considered a natural museum, as it includes 2,500 species of plants, trees that are hundreds of years old, as well as more than 25 types of palm trees.
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