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Complete details about Algeria in Africa with capital city Alger

Country NameAlgeria (Al-Jaza?ir/Algérie)
Country CodeDZA
Capital CityAlger
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1962
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: Middle East MonitorMon, 25 May 2015 06:18:45 -0700
Algeria rejects EU request to host drone base to track migrant boats

A diplomatic source has revealed that Algeria has rejected a request from the European Union to host a base for drones to be used to track illegal migrants on the Mediterranean. According to Anadolu, the unnamed source said that the Algerian government ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: AllAfrica.comMon, 25 May 2015 07:48:45 -0700
Algeria Refuses to Host Base for EU Drones read full story

Publisher: Press TVTue, 26 May 2015 07:37:30 -0700
Algeria's trade deficit hits $4.3bn in Q1

The North African country of Algeria has recorded a USD 4.3 billion trade deficit for the first fiscal quarter of 2015. The whopping figure was released by the country's Customs Department and reported by local media. Algeria, a member of the ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Al-BawabaWed, 27 May 2015 04:00:55 -0700
Algeria reports $4.3B trade deficit due to crash in oil prices read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comTue, 26 May 2015 09:18:45 -0700
Sharp Decline in Imports of Cars, Drugs in April 2015 read full story
Publisher: Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)Tue, 26 May 2015 13:37:30 -0700
Algeria had trade deficit in April read full story

Publisher: Dairy Herd ManagementTue, 26 May 2015 12:52:30 -0700
Algeria, Egypt, Morocco ripest North African markets for U.S. dairy

By the United Nations' definition, seven countries comprise North Africa. By U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) research conclusions, three offer the best opportunities for U.S. dairy suppliers. Algeria, Egypt and Morocco have a combined population of ...   read full story

Publisher: Ahram OnlineTue, 26 May 2015 11:45:00 -0700
Chairmen of Algeria's Setif, Morocco's Raja suspended by CAF after violence

Holders Setif qualified for the competition's group stage on penalty shootout following a 4-4 aggregate draw and a dramatic second leg in Algeria. Raja chairman Mohamed Boudrika berated Setif counterpart Hassan Hammar, accusing him of assaulting the ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

From @Algeria_Tweet on Wed May 27 09:37:42 EDT 2015 Ils recrutent - Ingénieur HSE #Emploi #Algérie
From @Algeria_Tweet on Wed May 27 09:37:41 EDT 2015 Ils recrutent - Analyste Crédit (H/F) #Emploi #Algérie
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From @Algeria_Tweet on Wed May 27 09:37:39 EDT 2015 Ils recrutent - Comptable Sénior #Emploi #Algérie
From @Algeria_Tweet on Wed May 27 09:37:38 EDT 2015 Ils recrutent - Responsables Technico-Commerciaux #Emploi #Algérie
From @chaimaladiva3 on Wed May 27 09:37:04 EDT 2015 @The5official say to kazem that i love him :-) :-* i'm chaima from algeria
From @Algerie_Infos on Wed May 27 09:36:44 EDT 2015 #Algeria French Open: Federer, Sharapova win in straight sets: Federer beats Spain's Granollers while women's ...
From @Algerie_Infos on Wed May 27 09:36:44 EDT 2015 #Algeria India court grants temporary relief to Greenpeace: Court orders authorities to unfreeze Greenpeace's ...
From @Algerie_Infos on Wed May 27 09:36:43 EDT 2015 #Algeria Poor bear brunt as India heatwave death toll tops 1,000: Over 1,100 people die, with workers, elderly...
From @loayomran on Wed May 27 09:36:15 EDT 2015 @scarab12727433 Author is Mohamed Abdel Motleb Al Honi former Advisor to Seif & currently a participant in the Algeria talks..
From @lyfbassem on Wed May 27 09:35:47 EDT 2015 RT @xfighters: #xjams Algeria rocked La Grande Poste in Algier. #xfighters around the world
From @Algeria_Beloved on Wed May 27 09:34:45 EDT 2015 @96993c904f3545f ???? ????? ????
From @AHA1R on Wed May 27 09:34:33 EDT 2015 Algeria PM: ready to relaunch Galsi gas project #Algeria
From @h0lycrap_ on Wed May 27 09:34:30 EDT 2015 the whole year I've been slagging off algeria and only now I've realised I really really really want to go back
From @gzagatoblog on Wed May 27 09:34:19 EDT 2015 Governo: Renzi rassicura investitori, rapporti con Algeria ottimi #gzagato