World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

Complete details about Algeria in Africa with capital city Alger

Country NameAlgeria (Al-Jaza?ir/Algérie)
Country CodeDZA
Capital CityAlger
ContinentAfrica
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1962
Population31471000
Surface Area2381741.0
Life Expectancy69.7 years
GNP49982.0 (old 46966.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (86.0%)
Berberi     (14.0%)

Major Cities

Alger, Alger     (population 2168000)
Oran, Oran     (population 609823)
Constantine, Constantine     (population 443727)
Annaba, Annaba     (population 222518)
Batna, Batna     (population 183377)
Sétif, Sétif     (population 179055)
Sidi Bel Abbès, Sidi Bel Abbès     (population 153106)
Skikda, Skikda     (population 128747)
Biskra, Biskra     (population 128281)
Blida (el-Boulaida), Blida     (population 127284)
Béjaïa, Béjaïa     (population 117162)
Mostaganem, Mostaganem     (population 115212)
Tébessa, Tébessa     (population 112007)
Tlemcen (Tilimsen), Tlemcen     (population 110242)
Béchar, Béchar     (population 107311)
Tiaret, Tiaret     (population 100118)
Ech-Chleff (el-Asnam), Chlef     (population 96794)
Ghardaïa, Ghardaïa     (population 89415)

Algeria's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: DAWN.comFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:26:15 -0700
60 years on, independence war defines modern Algeria

ALGIERS: Sixty years on, the war of independence from France remains a defining moment for Algeria and its elite, like 79-year-old Zohra Drif, a senator who once set off a bomb that left three people dead. On the night of Nov 1, 1954, known as ...   read full story


Publisher: ReutersFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:09:23 -0700
Algeria oil cargo partially unloads in Venezuela, sails to St Eustatius

HOUSTON Oct 31 (Reuters) - The tanker Carabobo carrying Algerian light crude to Venezuela has finished unloading at Jose terminal and has set sail to the Caribbean island of Saint Eustatius, where it will deliver the rest of its content, according to ...   read full story


Publisher: AllAfrica.comFri, 31 Oct 2014 04:03:45 -0700
USA Supports Algeria's Efforts to Develop Sustainable Economy

Speaking at the Algerian week devoted to investment and affairs "Doing Business in Algeria" which is being held in Washington DC (USA), Rivkin hailed the Algerian government's efforts to develop a sustainable and diversified economy. In this regard ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsTue, 28 Oct 2014 00:30:00 -0700
Algeria Police Protests Sign of Deep Divisions

Hundreds of protesters thronged the grounds of the presidential palace recently, demanding a better life. Algeria has seen many demonstrations like this one in its tumultuous modern history, but this time something was different: The marchers were the ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: XinhuaMon, 27 Oct 2014 19:37:30 -0700
China pledges to boost ties with Algeria: ambassador read full story

Algeria Tweets

From @Mariam00212 on Sat Nov 01 03:21:35 EDT 2014 RT @benatia26: ?@MarocTopNews: Match de volley entre marocains et algériens à la frontière http://t.co/Fxnv9dV6cf http://t.co/gNSajF5msq?
From @weather_algiers on Sat Nov 01 03:21:02 EDT 2014 #Algiers Nov 01 08:00 Temperature 11C few clouds Wind SE 2 km/h Humidity 80% Algeria .. http://t.co/wOND8IiJrU
From @TheDayskii on Sat Nov 01 03:20:59 EDT 2014 RT @MarocTopNews: Match de volley entre marocains et algériens à la frontière http://t.co/OumbP4RBPn http://t.co/60DiMzbEIf
From @Huysuz__ihtiyar on Sat Nov 01 03:19:37 EDT 2014 Oylesine @ Sheraton, Club Des Pins, Algeria. http://t.co/GhdAwlpEHm
From @AhmedLemouari on Sat Nov 01 03:18:51 EDT 2014 RT @Chiraz_NaoueL: Long live free and independent Algeria #???_??????_1954
From @alexislazaros on Sat Nov 01 03:18:03 EDT 2014 Mientras la mayoría se recupera de su coma inducida por el azúcar, recuerden este aniversario. 1/11/54 #Algeria http://t.co/Y0GBR0GXAn
From @twi4322 on Sat Nov 01 03:17:27 EDT 2014 Produce all kinds of Creative Designs http://t.co/SHaLb9e2FB #algeria http://t.co/UfptDS6EQ5
From @AhmedLemouari on Sat Nov 01 03:14:52 EDT 2014 RT @algeria3010: Ali La Pointe ?? Allah yahramhoum tout ces martyrs #???_??????_1954 #Algérie #Algeria #??????? http://t.co/SgOnmsecv1
From @mahrezrabia on Sat Nov 01 03:14:24 EDT 2014 RT @cattoui: Mofdi zakaria ?? ?????? ???? ??? ^^ #Algeria #Revolution #Dikra60 #1stNovember1954 http://t.co/y64Eh6Doko
From @randomforecast on Sat Nov 01 03:14:04 EDT 2014 It is currently 80F/27C and Fair for Sig, Algeria. #randomforecast http://t.co/BiOCzLqSyi
From @benatia26 on Sat Nov 01 03:14:00 EDT 2014 ?@MarocTopNews: Match de volley entre marocains et algériens à la frontière http://t.co/Fxnv9dV6cf http://t.co/gNSajF5msq?
From @chiryua on Sat Nov 01 03:12:46 EDT 2014 Algeria mourns plane crash victims
From @FennecDu923113 on Sat Nov 01 03:12:32 EDT 2014 RT @PhotographyDz: Always remember! ... ?? ? ?? #Algeria #Photography #Memory #1stNovember #1erNovembre http://t.co/zu8bYJh8zf
From @TAHIADZ93 on Sat Nov 01 03:12:23 EDT 2014 RT @DjazairTopNews: Match de volley à la frontière Maroc Algérie http://t.co/ztnw1GFWKN http://t.co/WuJzNZTWnR
From @1d_lynda on Sat Nov 01 03:11:07 EDT 2014 Good morning world 1 NOVEMBRE 1954 ... #Tahya_DjazaIr ! #Very_Proud #Luv_My_Bled #Algeria <3