The Kasbah in Algiers
Nikon D3, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm 1:2.8G ED
Exposure: 1/400 f 7.1 14mm ISO 200
MMarc 13/09/2011 15:57The Casbah (Arabic: قصبة, qasba, meaning citadel (fortress)) is specifically the citadel of Algiers in Algeria and the traditional quarter clustered around it. More Statement from Wikipedia:
Generally, a kasbah is the walled citadel of many North African cities and towns. The name made its way into English from French in the late 19th century (the Oxford English Dictionary states 1895), and continues to be spelled as acquired from that language.
Kasbah of Algiers UNESCO World Heritage Site