Algeria

Last updated: July 15, 2017 at 23:27 pm

Republic of Algeria

The Flag of Algeria

Algeria is a country in the continent of Africa. The size of Algeria is approximately 919,595 square miles. The population of Algeria stands at approximately 39,500,000 people. The religion mostly practiced in Algeria is Islam.

Algeria was originally a French colony but gained independence on the 5th of July, 1962.  The currency of Algeria is the Algerian dinar. The capital of Algeria is Algiers, which is also the country’s largest city. The official language of Algeria is Arabic.

The racial composition of the people of Algeria is 99% Arabs and 1% Europeans.

algiers view

An Aerial view of the city of Algiers – the Capital of Algeria

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