Constantine is regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria and the commercial center of its region, making it the third largest city in the country after Algiers and Oran. There are several museums and historical sites located around the city. Constantine is often referred to as the « City of Bridges » due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the various hills, valleys, and ravines that the city is built on and around.
With more than 20 pharmaceutical factories and others under construction, Constantine has become the new national pole of the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry, which will allow Algeria to substitute the national product for the import product.
The State of Constantine is fully in line with the move towards the market economy by working to create the conditions for a rapid modernization of its institutions and a sustained development of its local economy by exploiting all the assets available through the revival of all socio-economic sectors to impregnate a new breath with the pace of development Multi sectorial.