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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: The NationalMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:48:45 -0800
Are there lessons to be learnt from Algeria's past?

When examining ISIL, it seems comparable to the GIA (Armed Islamic Group) in Algeria. Between 1991 and 1993, the group became one of the most prominent jihadist organisations in the world and plunged Algeria into a civil war that lasted more than 10 ...   read full story


Publisher: The Guardian NigeriaSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0800
Oshikoya: Shared prosperity: Algeria versus Nigeria

ALGERIA and Nigeria are well endowed in terms of geography, geology, and demography. Algeria has a total land area of 2.38 million sq km, more than twice Nigeria's total land area; although Nigeria's arable land use is 39 per cent of its total compared ...   read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoSun, 23 Nov 2014 12:22:41 -0800
Mexican delegation seeks expanded business opportunities in Algeria

A Mexican delegation is in Algeria examining business opportunities and options for expanding trade with the North African country, a Mexican official told Efe Sunday. "In Mexico, we are looking for a strategy to enter North Africa, and Algeria offers ...   read full story


Publisher: Middle East MonitorMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:15:00 -0800
Algeria to send shipments of humanitarian aid to Libya

Abdelmalek Sellal Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal confirmed that the Ministry of Solidarity has sent shipments of food to the residents of south-western Libya. The residents are currently suffering from a severe shortage of food supplies due ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Global TimesSun, 23 Nov 2014 10:22:30 -0800
Algerian gov't to carry aids to war affected Libyans read full story

Algeria Tweets

From @Sahara_Voice on Tue Nov 25 15:36:09 EST 2014 RT @Algerie_Infos: ENCORE!!!! Agression contre l'épouse de @MohsenAlmohade https://t.co/R2SdrUaAXL #Algerie #Algeria #??????? #Maroc http:?
From @Sahara_Voice on Tue Nov 25 15:35:48 EST 2014 RT @Algerie_Infos: Apres la tentative d?assassinat sur @MohsenAlmohade une agression contre son epouse. https://t.co/R2SdrUaAXL #Algerie #A?
From @CourteneyTxx on Tue Nov 25 15:35:46 EST 2014 RT @HitmanNash: ?@xxrxh: Algeria is in Africa?? Nah it's in Hyde park
From @alicia_algeria on Tue Nov 25 15:35:34 EST 2014 RT @LERECONVERTI: SI T'ENLEVES LES MOTS: #ISLAMISTE #ISLAM #CONVERTI #VOILE #DJIHADISTE LA MOITIÉ DES JOURNALISTES SONT AU CHOMAGE ! http?
From @whathappen121 on Tue Nov 25 15:35:31 EST 2014 RT @Nassim1304: Too proud of Algeria
From @ians_india on Tue Nov 25 15:35:07 EST 2014 Algeria steps vigillance on Libyan border over terror threat
From @stevenlfoster22 on Tue Nov 25 15:34:59 EST 2014 A little paper writing, a couple of hours of discussion on the French campaign in Algeria, then time to hunker down for the nor'easter.
From @alicia_algeria on Tue Nov 25 15:34:55 EST 2014 RT @CherchonsleHaqq: IBNLQAYEM ?L'HOMME PIEUX,SENT BON MÊME SANS PORTER DU PARFUM CAR LE PARFUM DE SON ÂME APPARAÎT SUR SON CORPS ET SON H?
From @simplecafe on Tue Nov 25 15:34:34 EST 2014 Coming Soon at djennabrooklyn #tray #oriental #inspiration #mothercollection #socialtea #algeria? http://t.co/N9I1HpesVQ
From @YasminiMinnie on Tue Nov 25 15:34:32 EST 2014 RT @Hkwest: ?@FxckdUpAlgerian: There's nothing wrong with being moist for bae una not everyday be heartless? What bae you got lol you're in?
From @CountQuiffula on Tue Nov 25 15:33:31 EST 2014 RT @Hkwest: ?@FxckdUpAlgerian: There's nothing wrong with being moist for bae una not everyday be heartless? What bae you got lol you're in?
From @quick_end6 on Tue Nov 25 15:32:48 EST 2014 RT @_KHUPM_: UPDATED: speeches of the new Bay?at of Sinai Yemen Libya Algeria Arabian Peninsula http://t.co/tbT5oba5Ac #English #French #Ge?
From @FxckdUpAlgerian on Tue Nov 25 15:32:39 EST 2014 RT @Hkwest: ?@FxckdUpAlgerian: There's nothing wrong with being moist for bae una not everyday be heartless? What bae you got lol you're in?
From @bwsieg on Tue Nov 25 15:32:09 EST 2014 @BarstoolSam Was it against Algeria in the Cup this summer where he had over 20 touches?
From @ISCOSEU on Tue Nov 25 15:31:50 EST 2014 Is an Algerian ?spring? around the corner?: The political situation in Algeria has taken a dangerous turn. In ... http://t.co/kluuj87Zc2