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Algeria Flag The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in northwestern Africa. It shares land borders with Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, and Western Sahara (which is claimed by Morocco), as well as having a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.

As of 2009, the population of Algeria was estimated as being 34,895,000. The country's capital and largest city is Algiers, which has about 3.4 million inhabitants living in the city or the surrounding metropolitan area. Additionally, there are about 40 other cities in Algeria with populations of over 100,000, the two largest being Oran and Constantine, both of which have populations of about 770,000 and 507,000 respectively.

Map of Algeria

Algeria Country Details


Country Name Algeria
Political Status Country
Geographic Location North Africa
Flag Algeria Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • Berber
  • Capital Algiers


    Web Sites about Algeria


    Fort of Tamentfoust, Algiers, Algeria
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    Constantine Bridge, Algeria

    Books about Algeria


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    Lonely Planet Algeria (Country Guide)
    By Anthony Ham & Nana Luckham

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (256 pages)

    Lonely Planet Algeria (Country Guide)
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    Discover Algeria

    Shiver as the sun rises over Assekrem, the mountains at the 'End of the World.'
    Rock the Casbah in Algiers, one of the finest coastal sites on the Mediterranean.
    Explore the best Roman ruins in Africa, and the oldest rock art in the world.
    Tie your turban like a Yuareg and be swept up in the magic of the world's greatest desert.

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    The only English-language guidebook to the Sahara's most beautiful nation.
    Special chapter on Traveling in the Sahara, taking you into the depths of the desert.
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    Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc (Classic Reprint)
    By R. Lambert Playfair

    Forgotten Books
    Paperback (446 pages)

    Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc (Classic Reprint)
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    Excerpt from Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc

    IT is not yet three years since the third edition of this Handbook was published, and already the immense extension of railway communica tion in the Colony has rendered it out of date.

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    Algeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Johathan Oakes

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (352 pages)

    Algeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    This new Bradt guide will be the first to focus on the renascent Algeria and bring out the many features of this beguiling North African country.  The attraction of Algeria lies in its fascinating mix of cultures.  The towns ooze French charm with churches crowning vine-covered hills and cafés lining the streets; however, a short trip will bring you to a mud-brick town or Sahara oasis that echoes a muezzin’s call and where Europe feels a world away.  The guide covers fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites, Al Qata of Beni Hammad, Djemila, M’zab Vakkey and the Roman sites of Timgad and Tipasa, all free from thronging crowds.

    The important legacy of the French colonial period, including Sidi Bel Abbes, home of the French Foreign Legion, is detailed for travelers to appreciate modern-day Algeria.  Additionally, all the practical details expected from a Bradt guide are covered.

    Michelin Map Africa Algeria Tunisia 743 (Maps/Country (Michelin))
    By Michelin

    Brand: Michelin
    Map (1 pages)

    Michelin Map Africa Algeria Tunisia 743 (Maps/Country (Michelin))
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    Renowned for over 100 years for their clear, accurate and easy to read mapping, Michelin Country maps give travelers an overall picture of their route, with practical road and travel information. The series’ revamped cover, still in Michelin’s traditional red for the country map collection, sports a simple mini-map for easy orientation, as well as a colorful destination photo.
    Travel Like a Local - Map of Batna: The Most Essential Batna (Algeria) Travel Map for Every Adventure
    By Maxwell Fox

    Independently published
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    Travel Like a Local - Map of Batna: The Most Essential Batna (Algeria) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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    Algeria 1:1,200,000 Travel Reference Map (International Travel Maps)
    By International Travel Maps and Books

    International Travel Maps and Books
    Map (2 pages)

    Algeria 1:1,200,000 Travel Reference Map (International Travel Maps)
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    Algeria is the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea, the second largest on the African continent after Sudan, and the eleventh-largest country in the world. The Sahara covers more than four-fifths of its territory, where the inhabitants are concentrated in oases surrounded by desert. This map offers an inset city map of Alger, including a separate inset of the metro system. It includes the area from above Seville in Southern Spain, including access points by ferry to France and Spain. The map also includes parts of Morocco, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Libya and Tunisia. Much of Algeria is now recovering and developing into an emerging economy. The high prices of oil and gas are being used by the new government to improve the country's infrastructure and especially improve industry and agricultural land.

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