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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: ABC NewsMon, 20 Oct 2014 10:36:51 -0700
PM Denies Islamic State Group Presence in Algeria

Algeria's prime minister insists the radical Islamic State group has no presence in Algeria, despite the recent kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker. Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal told journalists during a visit Monday to Algeria's extreme ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 18 Oct 2014 11:13:32 -0700
Morocco Protests Shooting on Algeria Border

Morocco has summoned the Algerian ambassador in Rabat to vigorously condemn the shooting in the face of a Moroccan on the border near the city of Oujda. The three government ministers at Saturday's news conference said Algerian forces fired on a ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersSat, 18 Oct 2014 12:27:34 -0700
Morocco says Algerian soldier fired on Moroccans at border, summons envoy read full story
Publisher: Middle East MonitorSun, 19 Oct 2014 15:07:30 -0700
Morocco summons Algeria ambassador over border shooting read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comSun, 19 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700
Border Incident - Algeria Rejects Morocco's False Presentation of Facts read full story
Publisher: Al-ArabiyaSun, 19 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700
Algeria-Morocco tensions flare over border shooting read full story
Publisher: The North Africa PostMon, 20 Oct 2014 02:05:27 -0700
Algeria-Morocco : tension flares up read full story


Publisher: Middle East MonitorTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Algeria sends 20 tons of school supplies to Gaza's children

A Palestinian classroom in Gaza - with a hole left in it from Israeli tank shells Algeria dispatched on Monday 20 tons of school supplies to the children of Gaza, with the aid carried on a military cargo plane that was headed towards Al-Ismailia ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comTue, 21 Oct 2014 04:48:45 -0700
20 Tons of School Supplies for Gaza's Children in Occupied Palestine read full story


Publisher: AllAfrica.comMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700
Algeria's WTO Accession - 13th Negotiation Round in January 2015

Algiers ? The 13th multilateral negotiation meeting on Algeria's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) is due to be held early January 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, Trade Minister Amara Benyounes said Sunday. Algeria should answer additional ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

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From @Chris_Hossli on Tue Oct 21 19:54:27 EDT 2014 RT @Dvolatility: Venezuela Confirms It's Now Importing Oil (International Business Times) http://t.co/TVfoJosA9G #oil #venezuela
From @LikaAlgeria on Tue Oct 21 19:54:26 EDT 2014 ?@JBChaleboy: think i've got algeria's number at table tennis once again. it's been a long time. i shouldnt have left you.? 1 game una
From @Chris_Hossli on Tue Oct 21 19:54:22 EDT 2014 RT @NewsMovingMkts: Venezuela Confirms It's Now Importing #Oil (International Business Times) http://t.co/QtvNdPETa4 #algeria #internationa?
From @FadlalaAkabani on Tue Oct 21 19:54:21 EDT 2014 RT @Tarek_Dkrt: AHORA representante de Algeria en Consejo de Seguridad: "#Israel no puede seguir asesinando palestinos". #Palestina http://?
From @FadlalaAkabani on Tue Oct 21 19:54:13 EDT 2014 RT @Tarek_Dkrt: Representante de Algeria en Consejo de Seguridad: "#Israel ha elegido dejar de lado los acuerdos de paz y mantener la ocupa?
From @FadlalaAkabani on Tue Oct 21 19:54:07 EDT 2014 RT @Tarek_Dkrt: Representante de Algeria en Consejo de Seguridad: "#Palestina esta ilegalmente ocupada por #Israel".
From @SalltwaterHeart on Tue Oct 21 19:54:05 EDT 2014 Digamos que quando ela chegou ela trouxe junto uma algeria e vontade de viver de verdade que eu não sentia fazia uns 4 anos
From @Sahara_Voice on Tue Oct 21 19:53:45 EDT 2014 RT @Algerie_Infos: Ce document est la preuve qu? #algeria-times est marocain. @algeriatimes is Moroccan http://t.co/4E0XignF4i #Algerie #??
From @Maite_Algeria on Tue Oct 21 19:53:41 EDT 2014 16 people followed me and 5 people unfollowed me // automatically checked by http://t.co/kpCtyT4J7y
From @assia_algeria on Tue Oct 21 19:53:19 EDT 2014 I@Kenza_Morsli???? ??? ??? ????? ???? ??? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ?? ??? ?????? ??? ?????
From @Algerie_Infos on Tue Oct 21 19:53:03 EDT 2014 Ce document est la preuve qu? #algeria-times est marocain. @algeriatimes is Moroccan http://t.co/4E0XignF4i #Algerie #???????
From @SabrinaCkh on Tue Oct 21 19:50:47 EDT 2014 "@Loca_Algeria: Je kiff ?? #AlbertCamus #Algeria #LikeAboss http://t.co/4qkcJzToWV" @fntyrobyn
From @WahraniiAnis on Tue Oct 21 19:49:43 EDT 2014 RT @Loca_Algeria: Je kiff ?? #AlbertCamus #Algeria #LikeAboss http://t.co/GpKD3KhJ3b
From @RobertVairo on Tue Oct 21 19:49:02 EDT 2014 Why r we importing oil from Algeria, Angola and Kazakhstan when Canada has the 3rd largest world oil reserves. E/W pipeline is a no brainer