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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 GuardianThu, 18 Dec 2014 14:30:00 -0800
Algeria call will interrupt progress of Nabil Bentaleb at Tottenham

The 20-year-old helped the club to their 4-0 Capital One Cup quarter-final victory over Newcastle United but he will miss the two-leg semi-final against Sheffield United, together with a clutch of Premier League fixtures, because of his involvement ...   read full story

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Publisher: Squawka Football NewsFri, 19 Dec 2014 03:15:00 -0800
Spurs' Nabil Bentaleb explains Algeria allegiance ahead of January departure ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:07:06 -0800
Nabil Bentaleb: I know it's really bad to miss Tottenham's Capital One Cup ... read full story
Publisher: Tottenham & Wood Green JournalThu, 18 Dec 2014 14:30:00 -0800
Bentaleb's ending 2014 on a high - and he feels sky's the limit for Spurs read full story
Publisher: HITCWed, 17 Dec 2014 09:26:15 -0800
How will Nabil Bentaleb's January absence affect Tottenham Hotspur? read full story


Publisher: BloombergWed, 17 Dec 2014 12:22:55 -0800
Cartoon Captures Cafe Angst in Algeria as Oil Drops: Economy

That's ?putting the regime in an uncomfortable situation, and inflaming political debate and public opinion,? Zine Barkat, a professor at Tlemcen University in northwest Algeria and head of the National Association of Public Finances, said by phone ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:30:00 -0800
Iran Supports Algeria's Efforts to Restore Peace in Mali, Libya, Stresses ... read full story
Publisher: www.worldbulletin.netWed, 17 Dec 2014 11:18:45 -0800
Algeria has no plans to deport Malian refugees read full story
Publisher: Global TimesWed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -0800
Algeria's president receives ambassador to refute health allegations read full story
Publisher: Africa Intelligence (subscription)Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:06:14 -0800
ALGERIA - FRANCE - The wrong Bouteflika aboard the plane read full story


Publisher: Al-MonitorThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:33:45 -0800
Is an Algerian uprising near?

The sporadic protests across Algeria suggest that an uprising ? similar to that of Oct. 5, 1988 ? may be near. The 1988 uprising led to the adoption of the constitution in February 1989 and, in its second phase, led to more than 10 years of bloody ...   read full story


Publisher: The GuardianThu, 18 Dec 2014 01:56:36 -0800
New autopsy claims Albert Ebossé was stabbed and beaten to death in Algeria

A new autopsy has claimed that the Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebossé was stabbed and brutally beaten to death in the changing rooms after a match in Algeria and not an object thrown by rioting fans as had been initially claimed. A Cameroonian ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC SportThu, 18 Dec 2014 01:48:17 -0800
Albert Ebosse: New tests claim Cameroonian died after beating read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:03:45 -0800
Legal Probe Into Death of Cameroonian Football Player Ebosse read full story
Publisher: AFKInsiderThu, 18 Dec 2014 01:45:00 -0800
Was Cameroonian Footballer Ebosse Beaten To Death In Algeria? read full story
Publisher: Times LIVEWed, 17 Dec 2014 23:56:03 -0800
Cameroonian footballer Ebosse 'killed by dressing room beating, not projectile' read full story
Publisher: 360Nobs.comWed, 17 Dec 2014 20:07:30 -0800
Tragedy: Autopsy Claims Cameroonian Footballer Was Brutally Beaten To Death read full story
Publisher: Nigerian BulletinThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:59:52 -0800
Post-mortem results claim Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse was beaten to ... read full story

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