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El Goléa

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EL GOLEA (currently called El Ménia) is a big oasis in the Algerian Sahara, composed from about two hundred thousand Date palms.  She is situated in 690 km to flight of bird of Algiers and to 870 km while borrowing the national road Nº1.  El Goléa rises to 370 m above the level of the sea.  To the west of this big palm grove the Big Western Erg convoluted by an oasis multitude that form thus a buckle (itinerary proposed by a lot of agencies of trips where a halt is carried out to every important oasis as Timimoun, Beni-abbes etc.).  To the east, the Big oriental erg.