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Complete details about Algeria in Africa with capital city Alger

Country NameAlgeria (Al-Jaza?ir/Algérie)
Country CodeDZA
Capital CityAlger
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1962
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: Middle East EyeFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:26:15 -0700
Ghardaia detainees: A very 'political' case in Algeria

After violence broke out on 7 July in el-Guerrara near the city of Ghardaia in the Algerian Sahara resulting in the death of 23 people, Kameleddine Fekhar, the founder of the Movement for the Autonomy of M'zab, was taken into provisional custody along ...   read full story

Publisher: BloombergWed, 26 Aug 2015 16:15:00 -0700
Algeria Targets Hidden $40 Billion as Oil-Price Pleas Ignored

?These are powerful constituencies but at the same time, it's less problematic than reforming subsidies,? said Riccardo Fabiani, senior North Africa analyst at the London-based Eurasia Group. Foreign reserves of $158 billion as of June mean Algeria ...   read full story

Publisher: ISNFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:15:00 -0700
Algeria Buffeted by Falling Oil Prices and Growing Social Unrest

The title of this commentary says it all. What Francis Ghilès does provide is specifics on 1) why Algeria's hydrocarbon economy has been so hard hit lately, 2) the growing restiveness of the Algerian people, and 3) the economic reforms the Algerian ...   read full story

Publisher: AllAfrica.comFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:26:15 -0700
Water Resources - Algeria-South Korea Cooperation Examined in Algiers

Algiers ? Minister of Water Resources and Environment Abdelouhab Nouri and South Korean Minister of Territory, Infrastructures and Transports Yoo Li-Ho examined Thursday in Algiers means to strengthen cooperation in the sector of water. During the ...   read full story

Algeria Tweets

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From @PaxMundi on Fri Aug 28 22:52:24 EDT 2015 Here now in #Algeria working with #SocEnts on entrepreneurship skills. One is pursuing solar mfg & installation!
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From @ImpactIN on Fri Aug 28 22:50:37 EDT 2015 RT @opicgov: Our support of a desalination plant in #Algeria provides #water to 350K families
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From @Algeria_wants1D on Fri Aug 28 22:47:59 EDT 2015 RT @hesbeststyle: January 2, 2015 // in LAX @Harry_Styles
From @PaxMundi on Fri Aug 28 22:47:20 EDT 2015 In #Algeria working w/ #SocEnts now. These innovators will surely find opptys to put this resource to max use.
From @Algeria_wants1D on Fri Aug 28 22:46:52 EDT 2015 RT @hesbeststyle: ?????? // @Harry_Styles