The region


Biskra "Queen of ZIBAN" wasknownduring the Roman period as VESCERA, meaningstopover.

Biskrahas remained through history attached to the ZIBAN region, meaning in Berber "Oasis".

Growing dates plays an important role in the agricultural economy of Algeria in general and of Biskra in particular; With 17 million palm trees and nearly one thousand farmers, this crop represents a great potential for economic and commercial development.