Development & Education

Africa's Newest Subway System


Algiers Metro (Photo: Magharebia/Flickr)

We're looking for the home of the world's newest metro for the Geo Quiz. This rapid transit system has been in the works for 30 years.

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Now, the ribbon cutting ceremony is over and today, North Africa's first metro line is shuttling around some of the 3 million plus residents in the North African city we're looking for.

The answer is Algiers, the capital of Algeria.

Marco Werman talks with Algerian blogger Elias Filial.