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Algeria: Country Profile

This profile of Algeria provides a comprehensive overview of Algerian history, government, culture, and people.  It touches upon basic demographic information along with an introduction to international and regional issues, focusing specifically on Algeria's relationship with Morocco. It also introduces the reader to cultural aspects of Algeria such as ancient and contemporary art, Chaabi and Rai music, UNESCO world heritage sites, and sports. This is a useful profile to a teacher wanting to learn more about Algeria. It is also a great resource for high school or college students--information is accessible and the layout is user friendly with pictures, graphs, and additional links.

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