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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: Yahoo NewsThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:59:53 -0700
Enquiry sheds doubt on beheading of French monks in Algeria

The deaths of the monks, kidnapped by Islamist militants from the Tibhirine monastery in 1996, has remained shrouded in mystery and suspicion and has long been a source of controversy in France and Algeria. Their deaths were initially claimed by the ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The Daily StarThu, 02 Jul 2015 10:37:30 -0700
Inquiry sheds doubt on beheading of French monks in Algeria read full story


Publisher: The IndependentWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0700
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life ...

She has a masters degree in genetics and had been working in laboratories in Algeria; to have a hope of doing the same here, she will need a diploma in English. Speaking after class, Hassiba says: "My husband came here to make his life better, but I ...   read full story


Publisher: Middle East MonitorWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:15:00 -0700
Algeria and Morocco in media war

The ongoing media war between Morocco and Algeria has been fuelled by new accusations following the deadly attack in neighbouring Tunisia against tourists on Friday. Algeria's L'Expression newspaper on Monday ran a story claiming the existence of a ...   read full story


Publisher: The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Elizabeth Wanyama calls for improvement ahead of Algeria's Grand Prix

National women volleyball's libero Elizabeth Wanyama has urged her teammates to improve on their performance ahead of the second leg of the FIVB World Grand Prix that serves off tomorrow in Algiers, Algeria.   read full story

Algeria Tweets

From @Mira011297 on Fri Jul 03 23:16:43 EDT 2015 RT @NouR_MayaaR: @ProudFiver I found this video ??? 7alla wlh #Palestine & #Algeria One love one heart ?? https://t.co/ba12lSfRi3
From @TribecalledMeek on Fri Jul 03 23:16:03 EDT 2015 RT @A_Daneshzadeh: ....A prime example of such economic hot potato is the transmission of Algeria's natural gas & mineral reserves from Fra?
From @Algerie_Infos on Fri Jul 03 23:16:00 EDT 2015 #Algeria How a baby was part of the US-Cuban prisoner deal: When spy Gerardo Hernandez's was released, Cubans ... http://t.co/EGOX8whVZn
From @DJ_Bess on Fri Jul 03 23:15:49 EDT 2015 RT @JakeRNelson: Fascinating bits of US-#Algeria diplomatic history here. I didn't know French was spoken in DZ as far back as 1780s! https?
From @OneMorocco on Fri Jul 03 23:15:07 EDT 2015 yvy_poison: RT HopeSarout: #Charity in #Ramadan is a #Duty. #Charity4Ramadan #Ramadan #Maroc #Tunisia #Algeria #? http://t.co/HzcbzkdLCZ
From @OneMorocco on Fri Jul 03 23:14:58 EDT 2015 OneMorocco: HopeSarout: #Charity in #Ramadan is a #Duty. #Charity4Ramadan #Ramadan #Maroc #Tunisia #Algeria #Egy? http://t.co/HzcbzkdLCZ
From @monforteivan on Fri Jul 03 23:14:48 EDT 2015 Los Mensajeros De La Algeria Navidades Blancas SPC-1506 SPC1506 SPC 1506 http://t.co/bxL7f1GuXm http://t.co/TPWARaFLJz
From @UkrainePhoto on Fri Jul 03 23:13:31 EDT 2015 #turkiye#kuwait#instigram#algeria#dubai#morocco#reyadh#istanbul#tourisme#galatasaray#russian#ukraine#women#grill#ta? http://t.co/vExE4ocFlF
From @ScorpioAngel_ on Fri Jul 03 23:13:01 EDT 2015 RT @achirimizo: @susydalgesso ciao Bongiorno susy come stai bene welcome in Algeria ok http://t.co/GHiaE5zU0x
From @Loca_Algeria on Fri Jul 03 23:12:59 EDT 2015 Ls marocain g R contre vs mais "Allah, Al watan, Al malik" c le + gros pêché d'association vs mettez au même rang Allah,la nation et le roi.
From @Twerkxfharry on Fri Jul 03 23:12:34 EDT 2015 RT @amelia_25820: Please come to Algeria ? @onedirection ? #AlgeriaWants1D !! http://t.co/bG4FkyXLB4
From @dilse2amitji on Fri Jul 03 23:12:23 EDT 2015 RT @BushraEF: @SrBachchan 8:10am in India,3:40am in Algeria.Hope u had some rest Amitji & the pain u feel didnt make u forget 2TakeCare.Be ?
From @yvy_poison on Fri Jul 03 23:12:12 EDT 2015 RT @HopeSarout: #Charity in #Ramadan is a #Duty. #Charity4Ramadan #Ramadan #Maroc #Tunisia #Algeria #Egypt #Libya #Turkey #World http://t?
From @Algerie_Infos on Fri Jul 03 23:12:07 EDT 2015 #LosAngeles News State Department, Governors Guard Against Terror Threat Ahead of Fou... http://t.co/xgsnI2faX6 #Algeria #???????
From @amelia_25820 on Fri Jul 03 23:11:40 EDT 2015 Please come to Algeria ? @onedirection ? #AlgeriaWants1D !! http://t.co/bG4FkyXLB4