Based in Northern Africa, Algeria is the largest country in Africa and is the tenth largest country in the world, with a population of 37.9 million. Nearly four times the size of Texas, the country has a total area of 2,381,741 square kilometres, of which approximately 90% of that is desert; meaning much of the country is completely uninhabited. The highest point in the country reaches 9,850 ft, which is known as Mount Tahat.
The country is home to many pre-historic cultures including Aterian, Capsian and the Proto-Berber cultures and also has many empires and dynasties, with Numidians, Vandals and Romans being a few!
The country supplies large volumes of natural gas to Europe, and energy exportations are the backbone of Algeria’s economy. It is known that Alegria has the 17th largest oil reserve, and the second largest in Africa. Plus has the 9th largest reserve of natural gas and holds the second largest military in Northern Africa.