The history of the Medea region takes its roots in the distant past. During the Roman domination, several cities were built among which Lambdia. The ruins of Rapidum (Djouab) and Thanarusuma (Berrouaghia) attest to this Roman presence. In the Xth century, with the advent of the Fatimids, Ziri chief of the Sanhadjas tribes, founded the kingdom of the Zirides, he built his capital at Achir (near Ain Boucif). And authorized his son Bologhine to create three other cities: Al-Djazair, Miliana and Médéa.
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Algeria offers a trilogy of landscapes and unique panoramas: sea, mountain and desert which reveal grandiose scenes and alternate Sahara, high hills and mountains plunging into the Mediterranean. From prehistoric times until independence in 1962, the entire history of North Africa and even the Mediterranean basin has been part of Algeria. Algeria is, in turn, Phoenician, Carthaginian, Roman, Vandal, Byzantine, Arab, Ottoman, whose remains are of rare beauty and have become the universal heritage of humanity, while testifying their presence in Algeria.