Algeria Natural Resources

Algeria Natural Resources

Oil and Gas
Algeria is endowed oil and has been ranked 15th in terms of proven oil reserves of 12.2 billion barrels in the world and 3rd in Africa as of January 1, 2013
The country has been ranked 7th in the world in terms of proven gas resources of 4.5trillion cubic meters

Solar Energy
The country has solar potential of 3000 hours of sunshine per year.
Wind Energy
The country is endowed with wind from which a wind farm of 10MV for the period 2011-2013 has been installed. Between 2014 and 2015, two wind farms of 20 MW should be achieved; other projects are being studied for the period 2016-2030 for a power of about 1700 MW.
Mineral Resources
The country has mineral resources which include; phosphate, zinc, iron, lead, gold, uranium, tungsten, kaolin, silicon among others.
Water Resources
Algeria has relatively large water resources which creates room for fishing.
Palm deserts
The country is endowed with palm trees along the coastline.
Algeria has the following Beaches
• Doumia Beach
• Beni Haoua Beach
• Bou Zadjar Beach
• Sablettes Beach
• Pins Beach
• Rio salads Beach
• Sassel Beach
• Sidi Kalifa Beach
• Tamanert Beach
• Blerouna Beach
• Oureah Beach
National Parks
Algeria has the following National Parks
• Ahaggar National Park
• Belezma National Park
• Chrea National Park
• Djurdjura National Park
• El Kala National Park
• Gouraya National Park
• Tassili n’Ajjer National Park
• Taza National Park
• Theniet El Had National Park
• Tlemcen National Park



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