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Algeria : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Algeria
Continent Africa
Location 28.03390 N, 1.65960 E
Map of Algeria  map of Algeria
Flag  flag of Algeria
Area 2,381,741 km²
Coastline 1,022 miles
Neighboring Countries Morocco

Tunisia

Gibraltar

Mali

Niger

Spain

Malta

Mauritania

Western Sahara

Libya

Portugal

Andorra

Burkina Faso

Monaco

Italy

France

Benin

Togo

Switzerland

Nigeria

Ghana

Jersey

Guernsey

Luxembourg

Belgium

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)
Population 41.134 million (2017)
Symbol   Symbol of Algeria
Independence Day July 5th, 1962
President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Prime Minister of Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune
National Anthem ‘’Kassaman (We Pledge)’’
Motto ‘’ بالشّعب وللشّعب (By the people and for the people)’’
National Animal Fennec Fox
National Flower Iris Tectorum
National Dish Couscous
Popular Drink Coffee
National Poet Moufdi Zakaria
National Sport Soccer
National Dance Chaabi

Gnawa

Chaoui

National Language Arabic
Seasons in Algeria Rainy Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Algeria Military Awards – National Order of Merit, Medal for Martyrs of the War of National Liberation

Civilian Awards – National Order of Merit

Literature Awards – Scopus Awards

Religion in Algeria Islam (99%)

Others (1%)

Average Marriage age in Algeria 33.5 years for men and 29.8 years for women
Capital Algiers (360 42’N 3013’E)
Number of Provinces 48 Provinces
Largest Province in Algeria Algiers Province
Smallest Province in Algeria Tindouf Province
Number of Cities 38 Cities
Largest City in Algeria Algiers
Smallest City in Algeria Tizi Ouzou
Literacy rate 87.2% (males)

73.1% (females)

Type of Government Presidential System

Semi-Presidential System

GDP PPP – $634.746 billion (2017)

Nominal – $173.947 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $15,281 (2017)
Currency Dinar (DZD)
Calling Code  +213
Internet TLD .dz

الجزائر.

ISO 3166 code DZ
Festivals of Algeria National Amazigh Film Festival

Western Sahara Marathon

Ghardaia Carpet Festival

Strawberry Festival

Marathon des Dunes

European Cultural Festival

Dimajazz Festival

Festival Internacional de Cine del Sahara

National Day

Pan-African Cultural Festival

Festival du Rai d’Oran

Festival International Bande Dessinnee dÁlger

Eid al-Adha

S’Biba of Djanet

Historic Monuments The Sanctuary of Martyrs

Sidi Boumediene Mosque

Tipaza

El Moulat Abdelkader

Sacre Coeur Cathedral

Sidi Mcid Bridge

Protected Areas in Algeria 3 National Parks

6 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River in Algeria Chelif River
Largest Lake Chott Melrhir
Largest Island Habibas Islands
Highest Mountain in Algeria Mount Tahat
Biggest Waterfall in Algeria Kefrida Falls
Tallest Building in Algeria Bahia Center Tower D

Bahia Center Tower C

Bahia Center Tower B

Richest person of Algeria Issad Rebrab
Best places to visit in Algeria Algiers

Atakor

Tamanrasset

Oran

Annaba

Constantine

Ghardaia

Tlemcen

Setif

El Oued

Djanet

Batna

Timgad

In Salah

Bejaia

Official Website http://www.mae.gov.dz/default_en.aspx
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