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Central Algeria is the metropolitan area surrounding Algiers, the capital of Algeria, on the Mediterranean coast.


Map of Central Algeria

  Boumerdès Province (Boumerdes)
Situated along the Mediterranean coast of Algeria, making it a coastal region with picturesque landscapes. Part of the larger Kabylie region.
  Béjaïa Province (Bejaia)
Part of the larger Kabylie region, it is known for its breathtaking coastal landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and historical significance.


The most notable cities in Central Algeria:

  • 1 Algiers (Arabic: الجزائر) – the capital city and the main starting point for all travel in Algeria.
  • 2 Bejaia (Arabic: بجاية‎) – a Meditteranean port city with a large ethnic Berber population
  • 3 Blida Blida on Wikipedia (Arabic: البليدة) – a picturesque, lush, vibrant city
  • 4 Bouira (Arabic: البويرة) – a charming city that beckons travelers seeking a tranquil escape to nature
  • 5 Boumerdes Boumerdès on Wikipedia
  • 6 Médéa Médéa on Wikipedia
  • 7 Tamentfoust Tamentfoust on Wikipedia
  • 8 Tizi Ouzou Tizi Ouzou Province on Wikipedia
  • 9 Tissemsilt

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Central Algeria, "الجزائر العاصمة" in Arabic, is one of the most visited regions in Algeria, and it's densely populated.

Central Algeria at night.

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doorway of "حديقة التجارب"
a picture inside "حديقة التجارب".


  • The public garden "حديقة التجارب" is worth visiting, it's located in Mohamed Belouizdad street in Hamma.



  • Try the local pancakes, "زلابية" it's pronounced "zalabia".
  • Also try the traditional food "chakh-choukha".
  • Don't forget to try "Garantita", "Karantika" in some places.


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