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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: ReutersSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:24:33 -0700
Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry

ALGIERS (Reuters) - A cargo plane with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria's far south early on Saturday, an Algerian transport ministry official said. The Ukrainian Antonov-12 plane en route to Equatorial Guinea could have ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 03:11:53 -0700
Ukrainian Civilian Plane Crashes in Algeria read full story
Publisher: Mirror.co.ukSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:59:52 -0700
Crew members killed as Ukrainian plane crashes in Algeria just miles from airport read full story
Publisher: WGN-TVSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Algeria killing 7 read full story
Publisher: South African Broadcasting CorporationSat, 30 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700
Ukrainian cargo plane with 7 on board crashes in Algeria: Official read full story
Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldSat, 30 Aug 2014 03:52:30 -0700
Seven dead in cargo plane crash in Algeria read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Algeria Says 2 Abducted Diplomats Have Been Freed

The APS agency quotes an Algerian foreign affairs ministry statement Saturday, which confirms that diplomats Mourad Guessas and Kedour Miloudi, abducted by jihadists on April 6, 2012, in Gao, have been freed following "discreet" government intervention.   read full story

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Publisher: www.worldbulletin.netSat, 30 Aug 2014 07:48:45 -0700
Algeria confirms death of general consul in Mali read full story


Publisher: WDIV DetroitSat, 30 Aug 2014 03:54:36 -0700
Report: 7 killed in Algeria cargo plane crash

A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff in mountainous southeastern Algeria on Saturday morning, killing seven people who were aboard, Algerian state-run news agency Algerie Presse Service reported. The Ukraine Air Alliance plane crashed ...   read full story


Publisher: FRANCE 24Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:41:15 -0700
Ukrainian plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria

A Ukrainian cargo plane carrying seven people crashed in southern Algeria on Saturday after taking off from Tamanrasset airport, an Algerian transport ministry official said, adding that six Ukrainians and one Russian were on board. The Antonov-12 ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

From @guendouzxo on Sat Aug 30 22:13:16 EDT 2014 RT @ahmedGKMazari: These Algerian tunes have got me reminiscing on life in Algeria ?... I miss it too much
From @HexMurder on Sat Aug 30 22:12:51 EDT 2014 @SakhalinTribune Algeria Says 2 Abducted Diplomats Have Been Freed
From @MasrMubasher on Sat Aug 30 22:12:09 EDT 2014 ???????.. ??? ???? ???????????? ??? ???????? - ??????? ?? http://t.co/g9MZWI709E
From @ahmedGKMazari on Sat Aug 30 22:11:43 EDT 2014 These Algerian tunes have got me reminiscing on life in Algeria ?... I miss it too much
From @algeria__ on Sat Aug 30 22:11:31 EDT 2014 Funny how I grab one finally but I'm bout to sell it but hey it's money
From @bernamaradio24 on Sat Aug 30 22:11:00 EDT 2014 Sebuah pesawat Ukraine yang membawa tujuh orang terhempas di Gurun Sahara di Algeria semalam.
From @DoxingRx on Sat Aug 30 22:10:46 EDT 2014 Ukrainian cargo plane flying from Scotland to Guinea crashed Saturday in Southern Algeria, killing all 7
From @SDBSYS on Sat Aug 30 22:10:33 EDT 2014 ???????.. ??? ???? ???????????? ??? ???????? - ??????? ?? http://t.co/cYvgbmmMtD
From @Infoshareng on Sat Aug 30 22:10:07 EDT 2014 [360nobs] 7 Dead As Ukrainian Plane Crashes In Algeria http://t.co/JpxKJ3vJ9E
From @DoxingRx on Sat Aug 30 22:09:16 EDT 2014 Cargo plane flying from Scotland crashes in southern Algeria, killing 7 http://t.co/UZJzXXBj1N
From @LostComposure on Sat Aug 30 22:08:55 EDT 2014 RT @MikeTyson: I'm hearing about Nelson Mandela's death while on African soil in Oran, Algeria. Sending prayers to Mandela's family. http:/?
From @mouloud_D24 on Sat Aug 30 22:06:50 EDT 2014 RT @guendouzxo: @mouloud_D24 Algeria withdrawal is kicking in
From @360Nobs on Sat Aug 30 22:06:48 EDT 2014 [Latest Post] 7 Dead As Ukrainian Plane Crashes In Algeria - 7 people aboard a Ukrainian cargo plane died after... http://t.co/RmONE9QCOJ
From @guendouzxo on Sat Aug 30 22:06:04 EDT 2014 @mouloud_D24 Algeria withdrawal is kicking in
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