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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 MonitorFri, 09 Oct 2015 03:30:00 -0700
US 'values' Algeria's role in regional stability

The US ambassador to Algeria has said that her country values Algeria's key role as a catalyst for regional stability and cooperation, in particular its ongoing constructive efforts in support of peace in Mali and Libya. Joan Polaschik's comments were ...   read full story

Publisher: News24Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:03:45 -0700
Algeria security kill 'dangerous terrorist' near Tunisian border

Algiers - The Algerian Defence Ministry says its security forces have killed a "dangerous terrorist" active since 1995 in an eastern region near the border with Tunisia. A ministry statement on Wednesday said that Bakari Ali, whose nom de guerre was ...   read full story

Publisher: Business Wire (press release)Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:07:30 -0700
Research and Markets: Algeria Oil and Gas Market Insight and Outlook Report H2 ...

Algeria oil and gas market is experiencing major changes in new project development, consumption patterns and market scenario amidst rapidly shifting global dynamics. Declining US shale production, Iran sanction lift, Saudi Arabia plans to expand ...   read full story

Publisher: SuperSportFri, 09 Oct 2015 12:28:21 -0700
Bangoura brace stuns Algeria

A brace from Lass Bangoura secured a shock 2-1 win for Guinea over Algeria in an international friendly at Stade du 5 Juillet 1962 in Algiers on Friday evening. Africa's top ranked side raced into a 1-0 lead, but the visitors hit back before the break ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

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From @JaneVoter on Sat Oct 10 02:34:07 EDT 2015 RT @MiddleEastEye: Algeria's top military leaders have disappeared one by one as president consolidates power http:/?
From @AlgeriaDaily on Sat Oct 10 02:31:23 EDT 2015 #Algeria Washington et Moscou prêts à de nouvelles discussions sur l?espace aérien syrien: La Russie... #Algérie
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