The capital of Algeria with nearly 4 million inhabitants is a spectacular city. The ancient souk has been the site of uprisings against the government and retains a medieval atmosphere. The people are very conservative but typically inquisitive and hospitable. (Apart from officials in the port!)

A18 La Perouse

A scenic anchorage on the E side of the Bay of Algiers near Cap Matifou, sheltered from the E and N with good holding. Location

Algiers 8M Charts

Admiralty 855 Lights

1. Pier head F.R.10m7M White column, red top, on hut Obscd by Cap Matifou when bearing more than 145°

2. The existence of Ras Matifou buoy (lso.R.4s) is uncertain.

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