Algeria has the largest territory of all the countries of North Africa and Southwest Asia.
About 90 percent of this territory is covered by the Sahara desert. Because of this most of Algeria's population 27 million live in the north near the Mediterranean coast. This region is called the Tell. The farming region of the Tell makes up Algeria's "breadbasket". Crops that are grown include wheat, barley, potatoes, tomatoes, citrus fruits, dates and figs. However Algeria still
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large number of Islamic guerrillas the army is unable to end the war. Even though powerful Islamic leaders who helped start the war have been released from prison an end to the war is not in sight.
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