When thinking of North African countries that line the Mediterranean Ocean, Algeria is hard to ignore. Geographically, it played host to plenty of settlers, from the Roman Empire in the formative years of the country, through to the Umayyad Conquest which brought with it the religion of Islam. However, more commonly known for in recently times, Spain and France has always had a major presence, with Spain having multiple enclaves within the country, as well as France once being the colonisers to the nation. Since the brutally fought Algerian War of Independence, the presence of the French has been drastically reduced, although remnants of France such as the use of French, continues to be a part of the daily Algerian life.
92 Country and Territories Controlled, 171 Uncontrolled, 171 days to go