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  Why War? Keywords: Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in northern Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea in the north, Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco in the west (the Moroccan border is closed [1]).
Algeria has the fifth-largest reserves of natural gas in the world and is the second largest gas exporter; it ranks 14th in oil reserves.
Algeria's financial and economic indicators improved during the mid-1990s, in part because of policy reforms supported by the IMF and debt rescheduling from the Paris Club.
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 Algeria biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Algeria is a country in northern Africa with a coast on the Mediterranean Sea along the north and bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco in the west (the Moroccan border is closed [1]).
The name Algeria is derived from the name of the city of Algiers, which itself is from the Arabic al-jazā?ir, which translates as the islands, refering to the four islands which lay off the coast until becoming part of the mainland in 1525.
Algeria was brought into the Ottoman Empire by Khair ad-Din and his brother Aruj who made its coast a base for the corsairs; their [privateering] peaked in Algiers in the 1600s, after which the center of activity moved to Tripoli in Libya.
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 Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Algeria was brought into the Ottoman Empire by Khair ad-Din and his brother Aruj, who established Algeria's modern boundaries in the north and made its coast a base for the corsairs; their privateering peaked in Algiers in the 1600s.
Algeria has the fifth-largest reserves of natural gas in the world and is the second largest gas exporter; it ranks 14th in Petroleum reserves.
Algeria’s finances in 2000 and 2001 benefited from an increase in oil prices and the government’s tight fiscal policy, leading to a large increase in the trade surplus, record highs in foreign exchange reserves, and reduction in foreign debt.
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 Algeria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
N Algeria is subject to earthquakes, which, as in 1954, 1980, and 2003, may be devastating, killing and injuring thousands.
Roman civilization in Algeria had been eroded by incursions of Berbers, and the destruction wreaked by the Vandals (who passed through Algeria on their way to Tunisia) in 430–431 marked the end of effective Roman control.
A number of small Muslim states rose and fell in Algeria, but generally the eastern part of the country came under the influence of dynasties centered in Tunisia (notably the Aghlabid of Kairouan) and the western part was controlled by states centered in Morocco (notably the Almoravids and Almohads).
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Algeria was 8 brought into the 3 Ottoman Empire by the 8 "Barbarossa" brothers Aruj and 1 Khair-ed-dine, who made 2 its coast a 5 base for the 9 corsairs; their privateering 8 peaked in Algiers 1 in the 1600's, 0 after which the center 3 of activity moved 7 to Tripoli in 3 Libya.
Algeria has 6 the fifth-largest reserves 8 of natural gas in 3 the world and is 7 the second largest gas 8 exporter; it ranks 1 14th in oil reserves.
Algeria's financial and 5 economic indicators improved during 4 the mid-1990s, in part 7 because of policy reforms 1 supported by the IMF 5 and debt rescheduling 5 from the Paris Club.
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 Why War? Keywords: Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Algeria, the only Arab member state in the Security Council, was forced to withdra...
Among them: the GIA in Algeria, thought responsible for the massacres of tens of thousands of civilians;...
The 13 countries in the second round are Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Eritrea, Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Tu...
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 Wilayah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Morocco which is divided into provinces and wilayas this translation would cause the distinction to cease.
The governorates of Iraq (muhafazah) are often translated as province, in opposite to official Iraqi documents and the general use for other arab countries.
The provinces of the Ottoman Empire were called vilâyet – the Turkish pronunciation of the Arabic word wilaya.
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 Encyclopedia: Provinces of Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Map of the provinces of Algeria in alphabetical order.
Algeria is currently divided into 48 wilayas, or provinces.
Immediately after independence, Algeria retained its 15 colonial administrative divisions for the most part, with some name changes:
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Provinces-of-Algeria   (148 words)

  
 Algeria and Its Government
Algeria, or otherwise known as the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, has had a very long and tumultuous history.
Algeria is considered as an emerging democracy, but in reality it is a multiparty republic with interim military administration.
Algeria's Executive Branch consists of a chief of State (President) who is elected by popular vote to a five year term, a Prime Minister who is appointed by the President, and a cabinet called the Council of Ministers, which are appointed by the Prime Minister.
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 Algeria (12/04)
Algeria is divided into 48 wilayates (states or provinces) headed by walis (governors) who report to the Minister of Interior.
Algeria has the seventh-largest reserves of natural gas in the world (2.7% of proven world total) and is the second-largest gas exporter; it ranks 14th for oil reserves.
Algeria has traditionally practiced an activist foreign policy and in the 1960s and 1970s was noted for its support of Third World policies and independence movements.
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 Algeria - Country Information
Algeria has the longest distances of North Africa, the dramatic and green coast of the north, mountains with people of strong cultural identity, endless desert, breathtaking oases, and volcanic mountains.
Algeria has had its appeal in low tourist numbers, and a cultivated and hospitable people.
Today however, normal traveling in Algeria is very difficult and heavily restricted due to the ongoing conflict of the country.
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 History Of Algeria
When Christianity became the official religion of the Roman empire, the Berber tribes (who are located in the mountain areas of Algeria), unlike their coastal brethren refused to adhere to the Christian faith and continued to resist the roman occupation until the invasion of the Vandals.
429 AD But their occupation of Algeria was limited only to the coastal areas, while the mountain areas remained resistant to the foreign occupation.
Algeria remained basically Ottoman politically until its occupation by the French.
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 Provinces of Algeria -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
(A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s) Algeria is currently divided into 48 (additional info and facts about wilaya) wilayas, or (The proper sphere or extent of your activities) provinces.
(A city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains southwest of Algiers) Blida
(A walled city in northeastern Algeria east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I) Constantine
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 Algeria
Algeria's north is fairly fertile with agricultural land between forested mountains.
Desert dominates large parts of Algeria's vast territory, and Algeria is among the countries filling most of the world's largest desert, Sahara.
Algeria has been through a troublesome decade, involving civil unrest, terrorism against the population from both the government and from militant Islamists.
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 Countries: Algeria
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in northern Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea in the north, Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco in the west (the Moroccan border is closed).
Negligible Population Ranked 34th Formally a part of the Ottoman Empire, Ê- Total (2002) 32,818,500 Algeria's coast was used as a base for Ê- Density 13.3/km² pirates.
Politics The head of state is the political association may be formed if it is "based on differences in religion, language, race gender or region." The head of state is the President of the republic, who is elected to a 5-year term, renewable once.
www.historyfocal.com /Countries/Algeria.shtml   (660 words)

  
 Algeria at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Algeria was brought into the Ottoman Empire by the "Barbarossa" brothers Aruj and Khair-ed-dine, who made its coast a base for the corsairs; their privateering peaked in Algiers in the 1600's, after which the center of activity moved to Tripoli in Libya.
Algeria's first president, the FLN leader Ahmed Ben Bella, was overthrown by his former ally and defense minister, Houari Boumedienne in 1965.
In the 1990s, Algeria was engulfed in a bloody civil war after the military prevented an Islamist political party, the Islamic Salvation Front from taking power following the country's first multiparty elections.
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 Algeria - Biocrawler definition:Algeria - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, or Algeria, is a nation in north Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent.
Algeria has been a political maverick in the Maghreb, making it difficult to create the Moroccan Maghreb Arab Union, proposed in 1989.
The Embassy of Algeria in Washington, DC (http://www.algeria-us.org/)
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 French Colonies - Algeria
Algeria, in northwest Africa, is part of the region known as the Maghrib.
The continent's second-largest nation (after Sudan), Algeria borders Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Western Sahara and stretches from its 1,104-km (686-mi) coastline on the Mediterranean Sea south through a varied topography to the vast desert region of the Sahara (see map).
Since gaining independence, Algeria has tried to liberate itself from the economic legacy of colonialism through ambitious development plans financed by the sale of petroleum and natural gas.
www.discoverfrance.net /Colonies/Algeria.shtml   (1109 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Beautiful Algeria
The music of Algeria in most any form, is evocative of the layers of richness that the culture has and also of the pain suffered by its masses.
The city is also on the Northeastern edge of Algeria close to Tunisia and it is at the center of one of the most fertile regions.
As much as the French loved beautiful Algeria with a succession of Governments romanticizing about her eventually becoming a department, a ‘region’ of France like the Burgundy or the Rhone and the Algerian people becoming one with the French this was to never happen.
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 US Jesuit Conference - Who are the Jesuits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The German speaking Provinces (North Germany and Upper Germany) were begun in 1556 and 1558, Austria in 1563, Lithuania-Latvia in 1608, Salesia in 1754 and Bavaria in 1770.
The Province of Galicia was established in 1821 with 158 Jesuits.
New York Province Missions: The areas of Nigeria and Ghana are currently maintained by the Jesuits of the New York Province as well as Micronesia, including The Pacific Agricultural and Trade School.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Tlemcen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Tlemcen was founded by the Romans in the 4th century C.E. under the name of Pomaria as a military outpost on the Berber frontier, in the province of Mauretania Caesariensis.
It was an important see of the Catholic Church in the century in which it was built, where it was the center of a diocese.
In 1553, the kingdom of Tlemcen came under the protection of the Ottoman Empire, which was fighting a naval war against the Spaniards across the Mediterranean, and the Kingdom of Tlemcen became another vassal of the Sultan in Constantinople.
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 North Africa GeoNet
Sedimentology and chemostratigraphy of the Cambro-Ordovician of the Saharan Platform (Algeria)  and  sedimentology, magnetostratigraphy and chemostratigraphy of Triassic (Algeria) by Nordine Sabaou.
Geology of the petroleum provinces in Algeria (Ministere de l'Energie et des Mines).
Geological bibliography of Algeria: a recent bibliography of papers related to the geology of Algeria, including links to abstracts of more recent papers.
www.northafrica.de /algeria.htm   (534 words)

  
 Algeria Provinces
I adjusted the 1998 populations of four provinces by one or two each, bringing the total closer to the reported figure.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Algeria was a French colony.
The new provinces were predominantly formed by taking the old departments as they were, or by splitting them into two provinces.
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 Constantine, Algeria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Arabic: ولاية قسنطينة) in north-east Algeria, slightly inland, at about 90 kilometers from the coast.
Regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria, it has a population of over 350,000, making it the third largest city in the country (after Algiers and Oran).
It is named for Constantine I of the Roman Empire, who caused the city to be rebuilt; previously, its name had been Cirta.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In 1954, the National Liberation Front (NLF) launched the guerrilla Algerian War of Independence; after nearly a decade of urban and rural warfare, they succeeded in pushing the French out in 1962.
In philosophy and the humanities, Malek Bennabi and Frantz Fanon are noted for their thoughts on decolonization, while Augustine of Hippo was born in Tagaste (about 60 miles from the present day city of Annaba), and Ibn Khaldun, though born in Tunis, wrote the Muqaddima while staying in Algeria.
In plastic arts, painters like Mohammed Khadda, M'hemed Issiakhem are noted, and also the Abd-el-Tif prize winners of Alger, whose influence stongly contributed to the artistic radiation of Algeria.
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 HATIF Telecom News - Algeria
NMTC's Algeria manager, Rene Patoine, was quoted by Kuwait state news agency KUNA as saying in Algiers that the company had reached its milestone about 10 months after it launched operations in the North African Arab nation.
Al Ayyar continued : « None of this would be possible - here in Algeria - without the dedication and commitment of more than 700 employees - most of them Algerians - who have been working diligently in their respective areas of this operation for the days, weeks and months leading up to this occasion.
Algeria opened a tender for the first private GSM mobile license on May 10.
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 Algeria Country Guide - Overview - World Travel Guide Provided By Columbus Travel Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Travellers by road in northern Algeria are at risk of attack by terrorist groups.
Algeria faces a serious internal security problem from terrorist insurgency.
All travel to the southeastern provinces of Tamanrasset, Djanet and Illizi is currently advised against.
www.worldtravelguide.net /data/dza/dza.asp   (160 words)

  
 BERBERS - LoveToKnow Article on BERBERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This fact has been emphasized by Dr R. Latham, who writes: All that is not Arabic in the kingdom of Morocco, all that is not Arabic in the French provinces of Algeria, and all that is not Arabic in Tunis, Tripoli and Fezzan, is Berber.
At present he forms at least three-fifths of the population in Algeria, and in Morocco the proportion is great~r.
The Berbers have, moreover, a writing of their own, peculiar and little used or known, the antiquity of which is proved by monuments and inscriptions ranging over the whole of North Africa.
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 Oregon Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The French settled in large numbers in Algeria and on a smaller scale in other areas of North and West Africa.
In many northwest pacific travel countries, the military was perceived as being the only group that could effectively maintain order and ruled most nations in Africa during the 70s and early 80s.
With the exception of the southern section, the province may be said to be well watered.
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