This guide to Algeria is one of the only up to date guides in English to the largest country in Africa. This country is largely unknown by English speaking people. However, it has wonderful cities and countryside to explore. Since the bloody civil unrest in the 1990s the country is largely safe to visit. The guide contains basic information you need to visit the north of the country, and concentrates on the key cities of Algiers, Oran, Constantine and Tlemcen. There are descriptions of what to see and when to go. There are also guides to the three great Roman cities at Timgad, Djemila and Tipasa. The guide covers essential travel information about security, visas, food, and how to get around.