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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: New York Times (blog)Tue, 05 May 2015 09:09:26 -0700
ArtsBeat | Goncourt First Novel Prize Is Awarded to Kamel Daoud of Algeria

Mr. Daoud, 44, is a journalist and columnist based in Oran, Algeria. ?The Meursault Investigation,? was a finalist in November for the Goncourt Prize, the academy's top award, which went to Lydie Salvayre for her novel ?Pas Pleurer? (Don't Cry). The ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comTue, 05 May 2015 05:22:30 -0700
Algerian Writer Kamel Daoud Receives Goncourt Debut Novel Prize read full story


Publisher: New York TimesSat, 02 May 2015 10:48:45 -0700
In Algeria, Entrepreneurs Hope Falling Oil Prices Will Spur Innovation

ALGIERS ? Algeria, a country that depends on energy for 97 percent of its exports and two-thirds of its government revenue, is facing an economic crisis precipitated by the plunge in oil prices. And that is just fine with Toufik Lerari and Marhoun ...   read full story


Publisher: Yahoo NewsMon, 04 May 2015 13:03:45 -0700
Cuban president hails Algeria's foreign policy

Algiers (AFP) - Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday praised Algeria's role in trying to resolve conflicts in neighbouring Mali and Libya during a visit to the North African country. Castro, who arrived Sunday in Algiers, told state television on the ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comWed, 06 May 2015 03:18:45 -0700
Libyan Crisis - Cuba Hails Algeria's Efforts to Gather Libyan Political ... read full story
Publisher: Cuba NewsTue, 05 May 2015 07:26:15 -0700
Raul Castro: Cuba Stands by Algeria with Support read full story
Publisher: Shanghai Daily (subscription)Mon, 04 May 2015 14:33:45 -0700
Algeria, Cuba vow to enhance cooperation on health read full story
Publisher: EscambrayTue, 05 May 2015 07:26:15 -0700
Cuba Backs Algerian Policy, Says Raul Castro read full story
Publisher: VideoNewsUsSun, 03 May 2015 08:22:30 -0700
Cuban president arrives in Algeria read full story
Publisher: spyghana.comSun, 03 May 2015 16:48:45 -0700
Raul Castro pays a working visit to Algeria read full story


Publisher: BBC SportTue, 05 May 2015 03:52:30 -0700
Algerian trio drawn in same Champions League group

All three Algerian clubs in the Champions League have been drawn in the same group, the first time in history such an incident has occurred. Holders Entente Setif will face compatriots USM Alger and MC Eulma in Group B, with Al Merreikh of Sudan ...   read full story

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Publisher: Sportal.com.auTue, 05 May 2015 03:30:00 -0700
Setif drawn in Algeria-heavy Champions League group read full story
Publisher: AllSports.com.ghTue, 05 May 2015 03:30:00 -0700
ES Setif drawn in Algeria-heavy CAF Champions League group read full story
Publisher: Yahoo SportsTue, 05 May 2015 03:18:45 -0700
Algerian trio drawn together in African Champions League read full story
Publisher: SuperSport (blog)Mon, 04 May 2015 06:30:00 -0700
Algerian clubs make ACL history read full story

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