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*[[Abu Simbel]] — a very remote area in far south [[Egypt]], with some beautiful ancient temples
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*[[Carthage]] — Phoenician colony and the biggest trade metropolis of the antique world; famously razed by the Romans and the remnants are now encased in a museum
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*[[El-Oued]] — with its domed architecture & nearby Grand Erg Oriental — the Sahara's second largest dune field
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*[[High Atlas]] —  hiking, skiing and Berber culture amongst these peaks and valleys in [[Morocco]].
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*[[Valley of the Kings]] — ''the'' great site of Ancient [[Egypt]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==

Revision as of 05:07, 18 March 2010

North Africa is the Northern part of the African continent.

Countries

Countries of North Africa
Algeria (Algiers)
The second-largest country in Africa.
Egypt (Cairo, Alexandria)
Home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its temples, hieroglyphs, mummies.
Libya (Tripoli)
Large open spaces with more than 90% of the country being desert or semidesert.
Morocco (Rabat)
Situated on both the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.
Tunisia (Tunis)
Located in the very centre of Mediterranean Africa
Western Sahara
Governance is in dispute between Morocco and Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), but the majority of the region is occupied by Morocco.

Cities

Other destinations

  • Abu Simbel — a very remote area in far south Egypt, with some beautiful ancient temples
  • Carthage — Phoenician colony and the biggest trade metropolis of the antique world; famously razed by the Romans and the remnants are now encased in a museum
  • El-Oued — with its domed architecture & nearby Grand Erg Oriental — the Sahara's second largest dune field
  • High Atlas — hiking, skiing and Berber culture amongst these peaks and valleys in Morocco.
  • Valley of the Kingsthe great site of Ancient Egypt

Understand

Talk

Get in

By boat

There are some ferries from Italy, notably Sicily and also the Canary Islands.

See Ferries in the Mediterranean‎.


Get around

See

Itineraries

Drink

Stay safe

Avoid drinking untreated ground water.

Get out


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