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Want to know about Algeria?

I wanted to know about Algeria, its people, culture, language and sports. Can somebody help me?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Algeria is in North Africa, they speak Arabic and the majority of people there are Muslims. Berber and french are also spoken among some people, it was a French colony.

    The population of Algeria is 35,190,000 (January 2009 est.), with 99% classified ethnically as Arab or Berber.[9] About 90% of Algerians live in the northern, coastal area; the minority who inhabit the Sahara are mainly concentrated in oases, although some 1.5 million remain nomadic or partly nomadic. Almost 30% of Algerians are under the age of 15. Algeria has the fourth lowest fertility rate in the Greater Middle East, after those of Cyprus, Tunisia, and Turkey.

    Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea. Its size is almost 2,400,000 square kilometres (930,000 sq mi), and it has an estimated population of about 35.7 million (2010).[11] The capital of Algeria is Algiers.

    Algeria is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, African Union, and OPEC. It is also a founding member of the Arab Maghreb Union.

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  • 1 decade ago

    President: Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika (1999)

    Prime Minister: Ahmed Ouyahia (2008)

    Total area: 919,590 sq mi (2,381,741 sq km)

    Population (2010 est.): 34,586,184 (growth rate: 1.1%); birth rate: 16.7/1000; infant mortality rate: 26.7/1000; life expectancy: 74.2; density per sq mi: 36

    Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Algiers, 3,917,000 (metro. area), 1,742,800 (city proper)

    Other large cities: Oran, 752,200; Constantine, 530,100; Batna, 278,100; Annaba, 246,700

    Monetary unit: Dinar

    Government :Parliamentary republic.

    Geography:Nearly four times the size of Texas, Algeria is bordered on the west by Morocco and Western Sahara and on the east by Tunisia and Libya. The Mediterranean Sea is to the north, and to the south are Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. The Saharan region, which is 85% of the country, is almost completely uninhabited. The highest point is Mount Tahat in the Sahara, which rises 9,850 ft (3,000 m).

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  • 1 decade ago

    I can help you with Algeria and Language just send me a question about it.

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  • 5 years ago

    Welcome to Algeria, Just come for your Holidays (mes Vacances en Algérie) it s good vidéo

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