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Street Protests in Algeria

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Algiers: Drone Video of Giant Protest in the Algerian Capital

Nazil Moktari

Contributor Nazil Moktari created this powerful drone video showing a large protest taking place in mid-March, 2019, in the streets of the Algerian capital city Algiers.  The protesters were demanding the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the octogenarian who has served as president of this important North African country since 1999.  In February of 2019, Bouteflika announced his intention to run for a fifth term.  Within weeks, facing widespread opposition, he dropped his bid.  

Algieria's Capital City

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Algiers the White Capital from the Sky

Waleed Algeria

Behold this aerial tour of Algiers, the capital city of Algeria.  With a metropolitan population of over 5 million, Algiers is the second largest city in North Africa after Cairo, Egypt.  Lying in the northern part of the country on the Mediterranean Sea, Algiers represents a unique blend of African and European (specifically, French) cultures.  In this remarkable video, AirVuz contributor and drone pilot Waleed treats us to an amazing look at this spectacular city and its surroundings, all from a bird's eye view! 

Algeria's Plateau of the Rivers

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Djanet Tassili N'ajjer Vue du Ciel

Tarik Kiko Mavic Pro

Contributor Tarik Kiko Mavic Pro used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this magnificent drone video from the Sahara Desert in Algeria.  Tassili n'Ajjer ("Plateau of the Rivers") is a national park in the southeastern part of this vast country in North Africa, not far from the border with Libya.  In addition to its spectacular natural scenery, the park is home to some well known pre-historic rock art, some of which is up to 12,000 years old.  The park has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Constantine: Algeria's Third City

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Constantine vue du ciel

ZAGNOUN

Constantine is Algeria's third-largest city, after Algiers and Oran.  It's located in the northeastern corner of this giant North African country, about 80 km (around 50 mi.) south of its Mediterranean coastline.  Originally founded by the Phoenecians, it's been the most important city in the region for centuries.  Built on a plateau overlooking a ravine of the Rhumel River, it's one of Algeria's most picturesque major cities.  You can check it out from above in this excellent drone video by contributor Zagnoun.  

Algeria Aerial Tour

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VOYAGE ALGERIE

HAMZA CHARKAOUI

Contributor Hamza Charkaoui used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to create this stunning mini aerial tour of the great North African country of Algeria. Most of the video was shot along the country's Mediterranean coastline.  The coastline extends about 1.6k km (about 1k mi.) from west to east, with the capital city of Algiers (the second-largest in North Africa) located about midway.  The footage in the video was taken away from the capital city, in remote parts of the coast that are simply spectacular.     

El Kantara, Biskra Province

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El Kantara Vue du Ciel Biskra-Algeria (Drone Mavic Pro)

Tarik Kiko Mavic Pro

Biskra is one of the 48 provinces of the North African country of Algeria.  It's in the northern part of the country, on the south side of the mountain range which lies just south of its Mediterranean coastline.  In this drone video by Tarik Kiko Mavic Pro, you'll get an aerial tour of the area around El Kantara, a town in the northern tip of the province.   The video features footage of the town as well as the nearby gorge, which was part of key caravan routes going back to Roman times and which is known as the "Mouth of the Desert".  

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