An ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria; Also called: Algerian capital.
(Arabic al-Jazair; French Alger) Capital of Algeria, situated on the narrow coastal plain between the Atlas Mountains and the Mediterranean;
Founded by the Arabs AD 935, Algiers was taken by the Turks 1518 and by the French 1830. The old town is dominated by the Kasbah, the palace and prison of the Turkish rulers. The new town, constructed under French rule, is in European style.
1. Afrička država.
2. Glavni grad Alžira.