Djebel Aissa National Park
Djebel Aissa National Park (in Arabic: الحظيرة الوطنية لجبل عيسى) is a national park of the Saharan Atlas located to the west of Algeria, in the wilaya of Naâma. It was created in 2003 and covers 24400 hectares.
|Djebel Aissa National Park|
IUCN category II (national park)
|Location||Algeria - Naâma|
|Nearest city||Ain Sefra|
|Area||244 km2 (94 sq mi)|
|Administrator||Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment|
Djebel Aissa National Park is of particular importance in preserving the ecosystem of the Western Highlands region, which is threatened by desertification and silting.
Flora and fauna
The most represented trees are: the Ziziphus, the Pistacia, the Juniperus phoenicea, the Quercus ilex, the Juniperus oxycedrus and the Pinus halepensis. There is also the Stipa tenacissima, the Esparto grass and the Artemisia alba.