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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: ABC NewsSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0700
Algeria Soccer Death Seen as Part of Wider Ills

The rocks came raining down after the final whistle of the Algerian soccer match, an increasingly common ritual in stadiums across the country. This time, the violence ended in tragedy: Hit in the head, Albert Ebosse, the league's top goal scorer last ...   read full story

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Publisher: New York Daily NewsMon, 01 Sep 2014 02:45:42 -0700
Algerian youths attacking soccer players, creating mayhem at stadiums read full story
Publisher: SalonSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0700
Algeria soccer death seen part of a wider ills read full story


Publisher: ReutersMon, 01 Sep 2014 08:47:19 -0700
Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

Norway's Statoil said the In Amenas plant, which accounted for about 11.5 percent of Algeria's natural gas output before the attack, would return to full production in a few months. Statoil had kept its permanent workers away from the plant, which it ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC NewsMon, 01 Sep 2014 03:18:45 -0700
Statoil Resumes Operations in Algeria After Deaths read full story
Publisher: Reuters UKSun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:21 -0700
UPDATE 3-Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Algeria Says 2 Abducted Diplomats Have Been Freed

The APS agency quotes an Algerian foreign affairs ministry statement Saturday, which confirms that diplomats Mourad Guessas and Kedour Miloudi, abducted by jihadists on April 6, 2012, in Gao, have been freed following "discreet" government intervention.   read full story


Publisher: Middle East EyeMon, 01 Sep 2014 01:58:41 -0700
'Humiliating dismissal' for Algerian president's advisor

In a shock move, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika his special adviser and former Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem on Tuesday. Not only was he dismissed as Bouteflika's closest adviser, but he was also expelled from the ruling National ...   read full story

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