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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: DailyPost NigeriaFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:44:35 -0800
Nigeria U-17 battle Algeria, Libya, Gabon in qualifiers

U17 world champions, Nigeria will face next-door neigbours, Niger as they begin another continental quest in a second round qualifier in August. Also lined up for them in the qualifying pool are Algeria, Libya and Gabon. Algeria and Libya will lock ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Eagle OnlineThu, 11 Feb 2016 13:45:00 -0800
U17 AFCON qualifiers: Eaglets draw Niger, Algeria, Gabon read full story
Publisher: The WhistlerFri, 12 Feb 2016 02:30:00 -0800
U-17 Qualifier: Golden Eaglets Draws Niger, Others read full story
Publisher: CHANNELS TELEVISIONThu, 11 Feb 2016 09:03:45 -0800
Nigeria To Face Niger In CAF Under-17 Qualifiers read full story


Publisher: Ahram OnlineThu, 11 Feb 2016 16:56:15 -0800
Algeria's Riyad Mahrez thumbs nose at England's elite

As Hazard ambled over to close Mahrez down on the Leicester right, the Algerian nonchalantly popped the ball between his legs before advancing and taking a shot at goal, leaving the Chelsea number 10 in his wake. Hazard was the Premier League's ...   read full story

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Publisher: Goal.comFri, 12 Feb 2016 01:03:10 -0800
Mahrez on Barcelona links: 'Everyone wants to play with Messi' read full story
Publisher: Newstalk 106-108 fmWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:45:00 -0800
Remarkably Riyad Mahrez' coaches "couldn't get him to take a throw-in ... read full story


Publisher: Express.co.ukThu, 11 Feb 2016 10:41:03 -0800
Manchester United rocked as Algeria international rules out summer move

The France-born Algeria international is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to agree a new deal with Valencia. His potential availability on a free transfer has attracted the attention of several European clubs, including United and La ...   read full story


Publisher: Foreign Affairs (subscription)Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:41:15 -0800
Algiers Came Out Ahead?But the Good Times Could Be Over

In early 2011, most pundits expected that Algeria?plagued by corruption, nepotism, deteriorating socioeconomic conditions, restricted freedoms, housing shortages, and bad governance?would be the next country to face an Arab Spring uprising.   read full story

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From @IsaacYama on Fri Feb 12 21:24:11 EST 2016 Algeria beat Botswana in their first match 12 February 2016 Yaoundé, Cameroon , February 12, 2016- Algeria... https://t.co/y8eDL4DYYN
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From @vofnnigerrep on Fri Feb 12 21:21:55 EST 2016 U17 AFCON | Eaglets draw Niger, Algeria, Gabon: The Nation - Reigning FIFA U-17 world champions Nigeria will m... https://t.co/gwzB23ch2i
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From @returntocanaan on Fri Feb 12 21:19:55 EST 2016 This Is the Voice of Algeria By Frantz Fanon [1959] https://t.co/clacq4Fm5T #WorldRadioDay
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From @IsaacYama on Fri Feb 12 21:17:03 EST 2016 Cameroon, Egypt and Algeria win in women?s Olympic qualification opener Cameroon celebrate their 3-2 win over... https://t.co/pk8yXLM8wz