Oran Hosts Mediterranean Games 2021

Oran (the second largest city of the country after Algiers, the Capital) has been elected to host the Mediterranean Games 2021.  The Mediterranean Games (MG) are a multi-sport games held every four years, between nations around the Mediterranean Sea, where Europe, Africa and Asia meet.

Oran 2021
Oran 2021
At present, 24 countries participate in the games: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia (from Africa),  Lebanon and Syria (Asia), Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey. (Europe). 33 sports are present in the Mediterranean Games.

Oran which was competing with the Tunisian city of Sfax, has received 51 votes against 17 for Sfax.

The first and last time Algeria hosted the Mediterranean Games dates back to 1975 in Algiers (the capital), while the next games are due in the Spanish city of Tarragona in 2017.

For more information, please see the websites below:
ICMG official website
Oran 2021 candidature website
The city of Oran on Wikipedia

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Doing Business In Algeria

If you are planing to enter the Algerian market, here is some guide to help you understanding the climate of doing business in Algeria:

1/ Guide to invest in Algeria 2013: The first book (updated in August 2013) is a very interesting and complete guide, edited by the big and well known Firm KPMG with 300 pages of well structured informations.

2/ Your guide to doing business in Algeria: by the UK Trade and Investment team based in Algeria. "The main objective of this Doing Business Guide is to provide you with basic knowledge about Algeria; an overview of its economy, business culture, potential opportunities and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters in particular will find it a useful starting point."

3/ International Trade and Investment In Algeria; an overview: by Omar T. Mohammedi. You can find more relevent informations about Alegrian domestic Trade law and international treaties signed by Algeria.

If you have any question or are looking for an information, please leave a comment and I will try to help you finding what you are looking for.

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What is the capital of Algeria?

What is the capital of Algeria? And where's situated?
First, let's see what is the capital of Algeria, than we will see where this one is situated.

What is the capital of Algeria?
The capital of Algeria is "Algiers". The Algerian capital was known before (in the past) as Ikosium, than Icosuim. Algiers, which is the capital of Algeria, is the largest city of Algeria, and the second largest city in the Maghreb (behind Casablanca, the capital of Morocco).

Nicknamed "El-Bahdja", or "Alger la Blanche" in French ("Algiers the White" in English) for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the sea.

Where is situated?
Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. (See the pictures below)
Picture of the Algerian capital


Need more information?If you are looking for more information, you can visit this website.
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