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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: U.S. News & World ReportTue, 04 Aug 2015 04:15:33 -0700
Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife

FILE - In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in a wheelchair, listens after taking the presidential oath in Algiers. Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailTue, 04 Aug 2015 03:01:40 -0700
ISIS fighters throw man from a building in Iraq for being gay

The images are just the latest to be released by the terror group. Last month, vile photographs showed a man thought to be gay being thrown to his death in the Iraqi city of Mosul. And just a few days earlier, pictures of two men being hurled from a ...   read full story


Publisher: Al-MonitorMon, 03 Aug 2015 14:22:30 -0700
US courts aloof Algeria in terror fight

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) leans in to hear what Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (R) is saying during their meeting in Zeralda outside of Algiers, April 3, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool) ...   read full story


Publisher: AllAfrica.comMon, 03 Aug 2015 08:11:15 -0700
US Department of State Report On Trafficking in Persons - Erroneous Remarks On ...

Algiers ? The publication of 2015 US Department of State report on trafficking in persons, released on July 27, and which includes erroneous observations on Algeria, is a "non- event," said Sunday the Spokesman of Foreign Affairs Ministry Abdelaziz ...   read full story

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From @FrancesBekafigo on Tue Aug 04 19:52:45 EDT 2015 Aug 4, 1943 The 416th Night Fighter Squadron begins moving from Acklington, England to Algiers, Algeria with Beaufighters. #WWII
From @CassandraPeca on Tue Aug 04 19:52:36 EDT 2015 Algeria's first president was Ben Bella. He was elected to office in 1963 and served for 2 years.
From @NihadElissa on Tue Aug 04 19:49:35 EDT 2015 @oussamahamadeh @elissakh ih w yarite tidji Lahoun in Algeria ???????????????????
From @Worldnews_top on Tue Aug 04 19:49:30 EDT 2015 Deadbeat Ex-Billionaire Batista Daring Bondholders to Seize Ship "Unless creditors send pirates from Algeria to go and get the vessel, the ?
From @stephaneeDEE on Tue Aug 04 19:49:07 EDT 2015 @Lowreeiiin I don't know what I'm feeling right now. Kilig,Algeria,rabya and many other things that I don't know how to describe.
From @algeria__ on Tue Aug 04 19:48:14 EDT 2015 Wish i was with my bros or India
From @bestworldnewsss on Tue Aug 04 19:47:23 EDT 2015 Deadbeat Ex-Billionaire Batista Daring Bondholders to Seize Ship "Unless creditors send pirates from Algeria to go and get the vessel, the ?
From @FabriceGoyi on Tue Aug 04 19:46:35 EDT 2015 RT @WahdaBandia: @FabriceGoyi algeria remembers https://t.co/ntRiCZhBxz
From @WahdaBandia on Tue Aug 04 19:45:06 EDT 2015 @FabriceGoyi algeria remembers https://t.co/ntRiCZhBxz
From @XJMejido on Tue Aug 04 19:44:02 EDT 2015 US courts aloof Algeria in terror fight http://t.co/3bnv7FLbhA via @AlMonitor #Geopolitics
From @Algerie_Infos on Tue Aug 04 19:43:24 EDT 2015 #LosAngeles News Man Dead After Shooting Involving O.C. Sheriff?s Deputy in Camp Pend... http://t.co/B38ehU5eOU #Algeria #???????
From @subredditsbot on Tue Aug 04 19:43:24 EDT 2015 Deadbeat Ex-Billionaire Batista Daring Bondholders to Seize Ship "Unless creditors send pirates from Algeria to go and get the vessel, the ?
From @HimsOvoxo on Tue Aug 04 19:42:26 EDT 2015 Destroy bank and capitalisme Anonymous Algeria http://t.co/zXp12wcacZ