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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: BDliveSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:56:15 -0700
Algeria back in focus as AfriSam deal flops

PPC's decision to halt merger talks with AfriSam shifts the focus back to whether it will take on former CEO Ketso Gordhan's sizeable Algeria deal, and the firm's ability to contain debt as it completes costly but important deals elsewhere in Africa ...   read full story


Publisher: Times of OmanMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:52:01 -0700
Football: Algeria outplay Oman in Doha friendly

Muscat: Oman were handed a 4-1 defeat by Algeria in an international football friendly match played in Doha on Monday. According to information received here, Paul Le Guen-coached Omanis were completely outplayed by the African outfit though they ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Al-BawabaMon, 30 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0700
Friendly: Algeria 4-1 Oman read full story
Publisher: caughtoffsideMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:30:00 -0700
Aissa Mandi's Algeria thrash Oman in friendly fixture read full story


Publisher: The PointWed, 01 Apr 2015 09:07:30 -0700
Real Out to Impress in Algeria, Players Named

Real de Banjul will be going all-out in Algeria to impress and secure qualification to the next round of the CAF Champions League qualifiers competition, according to captain Alagie Nyabally. The team will depart Banjul for Algeria for the return leg ...   read full story


Publisher: AllAfrica.comWed, 01 Apr 2015 04:26:15 -0700
Joint Arab Force - All Amendments Proposed By Algeria Accepted

Algiers ? Foreign Affairs Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Tuesday that all the amendments proposed by Algeria concerning the proposal of creating a joint Arab force at the 26th Arab Summit of Sharm al-Sheikh (Egypt) were accepted by all the members and ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

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