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Amsel in the region of Tamanghasset is located in Algeria - some 987 mi (or 1,588 km) South of Algiers, the country's capital city.

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Time in Amsel is now 08:23 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Algiers" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tamanghasset or Illizi. Since you are here already, consider visiting and Amsel. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Air Algérie Flight 6289

Air Algérie Flight 6289, a Boeing 737-200, was an Air Algérie scheduled passenger service between Tamanrasset, Algeria and Algiers, via Ghardaia. On 6 March 2003 at 3:45 p.m. local time (1445 GMT), the flight attempted departure from the southern Algerian city of Tamanrasset. The aircraft veered off the runway during takeoff and crashed some 600 feet (180 m) from the centerline. Witnesses reported seeing one of the 737's engines in flames as it took off.

More reading: Air Algérie Flight 6289 homepage
Located at 22.62, 5.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:2003 in Algeria, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Air Algérie accidents and incidents, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by mechanical failure, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2003, Aviation accidents and incidents in Algeria


Tamanrasset /tæmɨnræsɨt/ is an oasis city and capital of Tamanrasset Province in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains. It is the chief city of the Algerian Tuareg. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:22|47|6|N|5|31|22|E| | |name= }} at an altitude of 1,320 meters (4,333 feet) and has a population of 76,000 (estimate 2006). Tamanrasset was originally established as a military outpost to guard the trans-Saharan trade routes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.62, 5.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Algeria, Oases of Algeria, Populated places in Tamanrasset Province, Tuareg

Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport

Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport (French: Aéroport de Tamanrasset / Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok), also known as Aguenar Airport or Tamanrasset Airport, is an airport serving Tamanrasset, a city in the Tamanrasset Province of southern Algeria. It is located 3.6 nautical miles northwest of the city. The airport was an alternative landing site for NASA's Space Shuttle, and have been used for American military operations.

More reading: Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport homepage
Located at 22.62, 5.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Algeria, Space Shuttle Landing Sites