Algeria

Algeria is a country in on the Mediterranean. Algeria's fantastic diversity of landscapes and extremely rich cultural legacy, combined with its high level of economical and social development, could easily make it one of the most popular tourist spots in .

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is the capital and largest city of Algeria. Photo: Clapsus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a major coastal city located in the north-west of Algeria. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Algerian Desert is located in north-central and is part of the Sahara Desert. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

, also spelled Qacentina or Kasantina, is the capital of in northeastern Algeria. Photo: Yelles, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the mountainous coastal area west of . Photo: Bachounda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the extensive mountains and high plains region east of . Photo: RouabahAbdelDjallel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the metropolitan area surrounding , the capital of Algeria, on the Mediterranean coast. Photo: Hamza-sia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the range of the inland of the high plateaus in northern Algeria. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Algeria

Latitude of center
28.6° or 28° 36' north
Longitude of center
2.7° or 2° 42' east
Population
40,300,000
Elevation
494 metres (1621 feet)
Capital
Area
2,381,740 km² (919,595 miles²)
Currency
Dinar (DZD)
Phone code
213
Internet domain
.dz
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432424926
Geo­Names ID
2589581
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Lezzayer
  • Achinese: Aljazair
  • Adyghe: Алжир
  • Afar: Aljir
  • Afrikaans: Algeria
  • Afrikaans: Algerië
  • Akan: Algeria
  • Akan: Ɔlgyeria
  • Albanian: Algjeri
  • Albanian: Algjeria
  • Algerian Arabic: جَزايَر
  • Amharic: አልጄሪያ
  • Arabic: Alherya
  • Arabic: الجزائر
  • Arabic: الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية
  • Aragonese: Alcheria
  • Armenian: Ալժիր
  • Armenian: Ալճերիա
  • Arpitan: Alg·èrie
  • Assamese: আলজেৰিয়া
  • Asturian: Arxelia
  • Asturian: DZ
  • Asturian: DZA
  • Asturian: República Democrática Popular d'Arxelia
  • Atayal: Algeria
  • Avaric: Jazaira
  • Aymara: Alhirya
  • Azerbaijani: Cezayır
  • Azerbaijani: Əlcəzair
  • Balinese: Algéria
  • Balinese: Aljazair
  • Bambara: Alizeri
  • Bambara: Aljeri
  • Banjar: Aljajair
  • Bashkir: Алжир
  • Basque: Aljeria
  • Bavarian: Algerien
  • Belarusian: Алжыр
  • Belarusian: Альжыр
  • Bengali: আলজেরিয়া
  • Bengali: এলজিরিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: अल्जीरिया
  • Bishnupriya: আলজেরিয়া
  • Bosnian: Alžir
  • Breton: Aljeria
  • Buginese: Aljazair
  • Bulgarian: Алжир
  • Bulgarian: Алжирска народно-демократична република
  • Burmese: အယ်လ်ဂျီးရီးယား
  • Burmese: အယ်လ်ဂျီးရီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Algèria
  • Catalan: República Algeriana Democràtica i Popular
  • Catalan: República Democràtica Popular d'Algèria
  • Catalan: República d'Algèria
  • Cebuano: Algyeriya
  • Cebuano: Arhelya
  • Central Atlas Tamazight: ⵜⴰⴳⴷⵓⴷⴰ ⵜⴰⵎⴻⴳⴷⴰⵢⵜ ⵜⴰⵖⴻⵔⴼⴰⵏⵜ ⵜⴰⵣⵣⴰⵢⵔⵉⵜ
  • Central Bikol: Algerya
  • Central Kurdish: جەزائیر
  • Chavacano: Argelia
  • Chechen: Алжазаира
  • Chechen: Алжир
  • Cherokee: ᎠᎵᏥᎵᏯ
  • Chinese: Algeria
  • Chinese: Āěrjílìyà
  • Chinese: 阿尔及利亚
  • Chinese: 阿尔及利亚人民民主共和国
  • Chinese: 阿爾及利亞
  • Chinese: 阿爾及利亞人民民主共和國
  • Chuvash: Алжир
  • Cornish: Aljeri
  • Corsican: Algeria
  • Corsican: Alghjeria
  • Corsican: Republica Demucratica Populare di Algeria
  • Corsican: Ripublica Demucratica Populare di Alghjeria
  • Corsican: 🇩🇿
  • Crimean Tatar: Cezair
  • Croatian: Alžir
  • Czech: Alžírsko
  • Czech: Alžírská demokratická a lidová republika
  • Danish: Algeriet
  • Dhivehi: ޖަޒާއިރު
  • Dimli (individual language): Cezayir
  • Dinka: Algeria
  • Dotyali: अल्जेरिया
  • Dutch: Algerije
  • Dutch: DZ
  • Dutch: DZA
  • Dutch: Democratische Volksrepubliek Algerije
  • Dzongkha: ཨལ་ཇི་རི་ཡ།
  • Dzongkha: ཨཱལ་ཇི་རི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Алжир
  • Egyptian Arabic: الجزاير
  • English: ALG
  • English: People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
  • English: dz
  • English: 🇩🇿
  • Erzya: Алжир
  • Esperanto: Alĝerio
  • Esperanto: Popola kaj Demokratia Respubliko Alĝerio
  • Estonian: AlĪeeria
  • Estonian: Alžeeria
  • Ewe: Algeria
  • Ewe: Algeria nutome
  • Ewe: Ɔldzeria
  • Extremaduran: Argélia
  • Faroese: Algeria
  • Fiji Hindi: Algeria
  • Finnish: Algeria
  • Finnish: Algerian demokraattinen kansantasavalta
  • French: Alg.
  • French: Algerie
  • French: Algérie
  • French: DZ
  • French: RADP
  • French: République algérienne démocratique et populaire
  • French: dz
  • French: la République algérienne démocratique populaire
  • Fulah: Alaseri
  • Fulah: Aljeri
  • Gagauz: Aljir
  • Gagauz: Cezair
  • Galician: Alxeria
  • Galician: Arxelia
  • Galician: República Democrática e Popular de Alxeria
  • Ganda: Algeria
  • Ganda: Aligerya
  • Georgian: ალჟირი
  • German: Algerien
  • Goan Konkani: Algeria
  • Goan Konkani: आल्जेरिया
  • Gorontalo: Aljazair
  • Greek: Αλγερία
  • Greek: Λαϊκή Δημοκρατία της Αλγερίας
  • Guarani: Arhélia
  • Guarani: Ayhelia
  • Guianese Creole French: Laljéri
  • Gujarati: અલજીરિયા
  • Gujarati: અલ્જીરિયા
  • Haitian: Aljeri
  • Hakka Chinese: Algeria
  • Hausa: Algeria
  • Hausa: Aljeriya
  • Hausa: ʻAlekelia
  • Hawaiian: ‘Alekelia
  • Hebrew: אלג'יר
  • Hebrew: אלג'יריה
  • Hebrew: אלגיריה
  • Hebrew: אלגריה
  • Hebrew: אלג׳יריה
  • Hindi: अल्जीरिया
  • Hungarian: Algéria
  • Hungarian: Algériai Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Alsír
  • Ido: Aljeria
  • Igbo: Algeria
  • Iloko: Arhelia
  • Inari Sami: Algeria
  • Inari Sami: Algeria demokraatlâš aalmugtäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Algeria
  • Indonesian: Aljazair
  • Ingush: Алжир
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Algeria
  • Interlingue: Algeria
  • Irish: An Ailgéir
  • Italian: Algeria
  • Italian: RDPA
  • Italian: Repubblica Democratica Popolare di Algeria
  • Italian: dz
  • Italian: 🇩🇿
  • Jamaican Creole English: Aljiiria
  • Japanese: アルジェリア
  • Japanese: アルジェリア民主人民共和国
  • Japanese: 阿爾及
  • Japanese: 阿爾及利亜
  • Javanese: Aljazair
  • Kabardian: Алджазаир
  • Kabiyè: Alizeerii
  • Kabyle: Lezzayer
  • Kalaallisut: Algeriet
  • Kalmyk: Алҗирмудин Улс Орн
  • Kalmyk: Алҗрмудин Улс Орн
  • Kannada: ಅಲ್ಗೇರಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಅಲ್ಜೀರಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Aljir
  • Karachay-Balkar: Алжир
  • Kashubian: Algieriô
  • Kazakh: Алжир
  • Khmer: ប្រទេសអាល់ហ្សេរី
  • Khmer: អាល់ហ្សេរី
  • Kikuyu: Algeria
  • Kikuyu: Aljeria
  • Kinyarwanda: Aligeriya
  • Kirghiz: Алжир
  • Komi: Алжир
  • Kongo: Algeria
  • Korean: 알제리
  • Kotava: Jazaira
  • Kurdish: Alcerya
  • Kurdish: Cezayir
  • Kurdish: ئەلجەزایر
  • Ladin: Algeria
  • Ladino: Arjelia
  • Lao: Arhelia
  • Lao: ປະເທດແອລຈີເຣຍ
  • Lao: ແອລຈິເລຍ
  • Latin: Algerium
  • Latvian: Alžīrija
  • Lezghian: Алжир
  • Ligurian: Algerîa
  • Limburgan: Algerieë
  • Limburgan: Algerije
  • Lingala: Alizɛri
  • Lingala: Aljeria
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Jazair
  • Literary Chinese: 阿爾及利亞
  • Lithuanian: Alžyras
  • Livvi: Alžir
  • Lojban: jexygu'e
  • Lombard: Algeria
  • Low German: Algerien
  • Lower Sorbian: Algeriska
  • Luba-Katanga: Alijeri
  • Luxembourgish: Algerien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Algheria
  • Macedonian: Алжир
  • Maithili: अल्जेरिया
  • Malagasy: Aljeria
  • Malagasy: Alzeria
  • Malay: Algeria
  • Malay: Aljazair
  • Malayalam: അള്‍ജീരിയ
  • Malayalam: അൾജീറിയ
  • Maltese: Alġerija
  • Maltese: Repubblika Demokratika tal-Poplu tal-Alġerija
  • Manipuri: ꯑꯜꯖꯦꯔꯤꯌꯥ
  • Manx: Yn Algear
  • Maori: Aratiria
  • Marathi: अल्जीरिया
  • Mazanderani: الجزایر
  • Min Dong Chinese: Algeria
  • Min Nan Chinese: A-lu-che-jiah-ī-lù
  • Min Nan Chinese: Algeria
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ā-lū-gè-lià
  • Minangkabau: Aljazair
  • Mingrelian: ალჟირი
  • Moksha: Алжир
  • Mongolian: Алжир
  • Mongolian: ꯑꯜꯖꯦꯔꯤꯌꯥ
  • Moroccan Arabic: الجزائر
  • Moroccan Arabic: الدزاير
  • Moroccan Arabic: لجازاير
  • Moroccan Arabic: لجزاير
  • Moroccan Arabic: لجمهورية الدزايرية
  • Moroccan Arabic: لجمهورية لجزايرية
  • Moroccan Arabic: لݣزاير
  • Nauru: Ardjiriya
  • Navajo: Ghą́ą́ʼaskʼidii Biłikahii Bikéyah Ntsaaígíí
  • Nepali: अल्जेरिया
  • Newari: अल्जेरिया
  • North Ndebele: Aljeriya
  • Northern Frisian: Algeerien
  • Northern Sami: Algeria
  • Northern Sami: Algeria demokráhtalaš álbmotdásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Algerie
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Algerie
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den demokratiske folkerepublikken Algerie
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Algerie
  • Novial: Algeria
  • Nyanja: Algeria
  • Occitan (post 1500): Argeria
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܓܙܐܐܪ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Algeria
  • Oriya: ଆଲଜେରିଆ
  • Oromo: Aljeeriyaa
  • Ossetian: Алжир
  • Pali: अल्जीरिया
  • Pampanga: Algeria
  • Pampanga: Arhelia
  • Panjabi: ਅਲਜੀਰੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Algeria
  • Pedi: Algeria
  • Pennsylvania German: Altschieri
  • Persian: الجزایر
  • Persian: الجزیره
  • Picard: Algérie
  • Piemontese: Algerìa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Algeria
  • Polish: Algieria
  • Portuguese: Argélia
  • Portuguese: República Democrática e Popular da Argélia
  • Pushto: الجزاير
  • Pushto: الجزایر
  • Pushto: الجېريا
  • Quechua: Alhirya
  • Romanian: Algeria
  • Romansh: Algeria
  • Rundi: Alijeriya
  • Russia Buriat: Алжир
  • Russian: Алжир
  • Russian: Алжирская Народная Демократическая Республика
  • Rusyn: Алжір
  • Sakizaya: Algeria
  • Samoan: Algeria
  • Samogitian: Alžīrs
  • Sango: Alazëri
  • Sango: Alzerïi
  • Sanskrit: अल्जीरिया
  • Santali: ᱟᱞᱡᱮ.ᱨᱤᱭᱟ
  • Santali: ᱟᱞᱡᱮᱹᱨᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Algeria
  • Sardinian: Algerìa
  • Saterfriesisch: Algerien
  • Scots: Algeirie
  • Scots: Algerie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Aildiria
  • Scottish Gaelic: Algeria
  • Serbian: Alžir
  • Serbian: Алжир
  • Serbo-Croatian: Alžir
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢႄးၵျီးရီးယႃး
  • Shona: Algeria
  • Shona: Aljeria
  • Sicilian: Algirìa
  • Silesian: Algeryjo
  • Silesian: Algeryjŏ
  • Sindhi: الجزائر
  • Sinhala: ඇල්ජීරියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Algeria
  • Skolt Sami: Algeria demokraattlaž meertääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Alžírsko
  • Slovenian: Alžirija
  • Somali: Aljeeriya
  • South Azerbaijani: الجزاییر
  • Southern Sotho: Algeria
  • Spanish: Argelia
  • Spanish: Republica Argelina Democratica y Popular
  • Spanish: Republica Democratica Popular de Argelia
  • Spanish: República Argelina Democrática y Popular
  • Spanish: República Democrática Popular de Argelia
  • Sundanese: Aljazair
  • Swahili: Algeria
  • Swahili: Aljeria
  • Swati: I-Alijeriya
  • Swedish: Algeriet
  • Swedish: Demokratiska folkrepubliken Algeriet
  • Swiss German: Algerie
  • Tagalog: Algeria
  • Tagalog: Arhelya
  • Tahitian: Areteria
  • Tajik: Алҷазоир
  • Tamil: அல்சீரியா
  • Tamil: அல்ஜீரியா
  • Taroko: Algeria
  • Tatar: Әлҗәзаир
  • Telugu: అల్జీరియా
  • Thai: ประเทศแอลจีเรีย
  • Thai: แอลจีเรีย
  • Tibetan: ཨལ་ཇི་རི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ཨཱལ་ཇི་རི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: አልጀሪያ
  • Tigrinya: አልጄሪያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAisilia
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Algeria
  • Tosk Albanian: Algerien
  • Tsonga: Algeriya
  • Tunisian Arabic: ed-dzèyer
  • Tunisian Arabic: الدزاير
  • Turkish: Cezayir
  • Turkmen: Alžir
  • Twi: Algeria
  • Udmurt: Алжир
  • Uighur: ئالجىرىيە
  • Ukrainian: Алжир
  • Ukrainian: Алжирська Народна Демократична Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Алжирія
  • Upper Sorbian: Algeriska
  • Urdu: الجزائر
  • Urdu: الجیریا
  • Uzbek: Jazoir
  • Venetian: Algeria
  • Venetian: Alxeria
  • Veps: Alžir
  • Vietnamese: Algérie
  • Vietnamese: An-ghê-ri (Algeria)
  • Vietnamese: An-giê-ri
  • Vlaams: Algereye
  • Volapük: Laljerän
  • Võro: Alžeeriä
  • Walloon: Aldjereye
  • Waray (Philippines): Alherya
  • Welsh: Algeria
  • Western Armenian: Ալճերիա
  • Western Balochi: الجزایر
  • Western Frisian: Algerije
  • Western Mari: Алжир
  • Western Panjabi: الجزائر
  • Wolof: Alseeri
  • Wu Chinese: 阿尔及利亚
  • Xhosa: E-Algeria
  • Yakut: Алжир
  • Yiddish: אלזשיר
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Àlùgèríánì
  • Yoruba: Àlgéríà
  • Yue Chinese: 阿爾及利亞
  • Yue Chinese: 阿爾及利亞人民民主共和國
  • Zeeuws: Alherije
  • Zhuang: Algeria
  • Zulu: IAljiriya
  • Zulu: i-Algeria
  • Aaljereya
  • Al Jazā’ir
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al Jazā’irīyah ad Dīmuqrāţīyah ash Sha‘bīyah
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria
  • Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
  • La République Algérienne
  • La République Algérienne Démocratique et Populaire
  • L’Algérie
  • L’Etat Algerien
  • People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  • Republic of Algeria
  • République Algérienne Démocratique et Populaire

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