HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Algeria public holidays

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are approximations.

SHORT INFORMATION

Education in Algeria

Education is officially compulsory for children between the ages of six and fifteen. Approximately 5% of the adult population of the country is illiterate.

FOR TURIST

Explore Algeria`s Historic, Cultural and Natural Attractions

Algeria is a vast country offering tourists a wide selection of attractions and activities. The capital city of Algiers has a rich past and ruins at Djemila, Tipasa and Timgad are fascinating to see. Main attractions in Algeria include the National Museum of Fine Arts as well as the Bardo Ethnographic and Local Art Museum. Step back in history by making your way to the Hauts Plateaux where you will discover the historical city of Tlemcen as well as the Grand Mosque, Almohad ramparts and Masourah Fortress.