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Biskra

(bēskrä`), city (1998 pop. 170,956), NE Algeria, at the foot of the Aurès Mts. It is a commercial center for the nomads of the surrounding region. Biskra was the Roman military base of Vescera; later it was an important Muslim town. After 1844 it served as a French base for operations in S Algeria. The surrounding oasis produces dates.

Biskra

a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara. Pop.: 204 000 (2005 est.)
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Weather parameters (temperature, relative humidity and precipitation amounts) as well as topographic indicators (Latitude, Longitude, and Altitude) data were obtained from three weather stations [Blida, 603900 (DAAG); Biskra, 605250, (DAUB); and Setif, 604450 (DAAS)] (Table 1 and Figure 1).
ICAO certification has been completed for Algiers, Annaba and Batna airports and is "in progress" at Bejaia, Biskra, Constantine, Ghardaia, Hassi Messaoud, InAmenas, Oran, Tamanrasset and Tlemcen airports.
One popular destination for holidaymakers is the Biskra Beach hotel and restaurant, with its stunning views and excellent cuisine.
Enica Biskra is a leading provider of utility cables to the principal Algerian state-owned power utility and gas producer.
Un jeune couple soupconne d'avoir enleve, lundi dernier a Tolga (Biskra), le petit Mouataz Telli, un ecolier de 6 ans, a ete arrete par les elements de la surete de la wilaya, hier, dans cette ville situee a 36 km a l'ouest de Biskra, a-t-on appris aupres de ce corps de securite.
As part of the investment program to modernize urban transport, the Metro Company Algiers has entrusted a feasibility study for the urban insertion of a tramway in the agglomeration of Biskra.
A truck travelling at high speed in the Biskra region, south of Algiers, drove into a crowd of celebrating fans, killing four and seriously injuring two.
This re-organisation consists on joining to El Djazair chain of three hotels: Taghit (Bechar), Gourara (Timimoun), which was initially governed by the Western Company of Tourist Management, and Le Caid hotel (BoussAcentsada) which was ruled by Biskra Tourist Company.
During the recent Desert locust upsurge that covered substantial parts of North Africa in 2004, the opportunity was taken, at Biskra oasis in Algeria, to precisely identify the types of plants preferentially eaten by Desert locusts in the gregarious phase.
Hotels involved in the break include the Biskra Beach at Ryde, which has two AA stars and one Red Rosette, the 4-crown Shanklin Manor House, Shanklin, and the 3-crown Rylstone Manor Country House Hotel, also in Shanklin.
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