Algeria Facts

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Algeria Facts

Algeria, located in the far away north of the country on the Mediterranean coast, is the tenth-largest country worldwide, and the largest by location in the African Union and also the Arab world.

Algeria Quick Facts

  • Official Name: People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
  • Form of Government: Republic
  • GDP: 173.8 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Population: 42.23 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Arabic
  • Currency: Dinar
  • Timezone: GMT+1
  • Area: 2.382 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +213
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Ahaggar Mountains,Amour Range‎,Atlas Mountains‎,Ksour
  • Major Rivers: Sig River,Mebtouh River,Mina River,Djediouia River
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Libya,Morocco,Mali,Niger,Tunisia

Map of Algeria

National Symbols of Algeria

  • National Bird: Barbary Partridge
  • National Animal: Fennec Fox
  • National Flower: Iris Tectorum
  • National Tree: Pistacia terebinthus
  • National Fruit: Citrus

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