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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: ReutersFri, 24 Oct 2014 04:11:41 -0700
Algeria's Bouteflika consolidates curbs on state intelligence agency

ALGIERS (Reuters) - President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has signed a decree to curb the presence of Algeria's military intelligence service in public institutions, government sources said, to downgrade his rivals and ensure a smooth transition when he steps ...   read full story


Publisher: Morocco World NewsFri, 24 Oct 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Justice for the French Monks is Justice for All Victims of Algeria's Dirty War

However, two former Algerian security officers attested that their bosses at the Milady Intelligence Agency (DRS) ordered the hit because the monastery was a safe haven for armed militants. For retired French General Buchwalter, France military attaché ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700
Families of dead French monks accuse Algeria of 'confiscating evidence' read full story
Publisher: EnnaharThu, 23 Oct 2014 02:33:45 -0700
France wants to become the first economic partner of Algeria (Ambassador) read full story
Publisher: Reuters Blogs (blog)Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:45:09 -0700
Families of executed French monks say Algiers is obstructing justice read full story


Publisher: BBC SportThu, 23 Oct 2014 06:41:15 -0700
Algeria hit new high in Fifa world rankings

Algeria have climbed to their highest ever position in Fifa's world rankings after being placed 15th on the global list for October. The Desert Foxes, who in June took over from Ivory Coast as the top-ranked team in Africa, moved up five places. Cape ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0700
Fifa Rankings - Algeria Makes Historical Leap to 15th Position read full story
Publisher: StarAfrica.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 03:42:13 -0700
Fifa World Ranking: Algeria leads Africa, Togo with the biggest move read full story
Publisher: King FutThu, 23 Oct 2014 07:50:48 -0700
Egypt jump 23 places, Algeria reach highest-ever position in October's FIFA ... read full story
Publisher: BernamaFri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:42 -0700
Algeria Achieves Highest Ever Position On FIFA World Rankings read full story
Publisher: Daily SunThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:48:45 -0700
FIFA ranking: Eagles drop again read full story


Publisher: The Daily StarWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
ISIS is a game changer for Algeria

And in North Africa, the inspiration and vigor that the movement has generated among radical jihadists is leading to the geopolitical repositioning of roles for Algeria and Morocco. This repositioning is allowing Algeria to regain the regional ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

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From @inesexbutera on Fri Oct 24 16:26:12 EDT 2014 @CookiieButera haha people from Algeria, Tunisia, Syria , Saudi Arabia , you understand now ?
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From @__illness on Fri Oct 24 16:25:05 EDT 2014 > l'Algeria per colpa della Francia?
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From @Chaotic_Good on Fri Oct 24 16:24:09 EDT 2014 Para matar la cabrona calor. Algeria bomba eh! http://t.co/mnHOKMtTXE
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From @AlgeriaWatch on Fri Oct 24 16:23:09 EDT 2014 #Algeria Watch is out! http://t.co/mPt4OiwSVs
From @lolilove16 on Fri Oct 24 16:22:57 EDT 2014 @alinajm93 marhab ali ana men akebar el mou3djabin fik hata anou seret bebki lma taa3et men arab idol ana akebar mouchedji3like m algeria
From @Algerie_Infos on Fri Oct 24 16:22:43 EDT 2014 #Algeria Présidence UMP : petit meurtre entre amis de 30 ans - CSD: Présidence UMP ... http://t.co/o5s9BRueQ6 #Algerie #???????
From @Algerie_Infos on Fri Oct 24 16:22:42 EDT 2014 #Algeria PS : frondeurs et légitimiste, quel avenir pour la gauche ? - CSD: PS : fr... http://t.co/NG1MvxsriI #Algerie #???????