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People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية (Arabic)
ⵟⴰⴳⴷⵓⴷⴰ ⵜⴰⵎⴻⴳⴷⴰⵢⵜ ⵜⴰⵖⴻⵔⴼⴰⵏⵜ ⵜⴰⵣⵣⴰⵢⵔⵉⵜ (Berber)
République démocratique populaire d'Algérie  (French)
Motto: بالشّعب وللشّعب
By the people and for the people[1][2]
Anthem: Kassaman
(English: "We Pledge")
Location of  Algeria  (dark green)
Location of  Algeria  (dark green)
Capital
and largest city
Algiers
36°42′N3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217
Official languages
Other languagesEnglish[5] and French(business and education)[6]
Ethnic groups
DemonymAlgerian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialpeople's republic
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Abdelmadjid Tebboune
LegislatureParliament
Council of the Nation
People's National Assembly
Independencefrom France
• Declared
3 July 1962
• Recognised
5 July 1962
Area
• Total
2,381,741 km2 (919,595 sq mi) (10th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
40,400,000[7] (33rd)
• 2013 census
37,900,000[7]
• Density
15.9/km2 (41.2/sq mi) (208th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$634.746 billion[8]
• Per capita
$15,281[8]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$173.947 billion[8]
• Per capita
$4,187[8]
Gini (1995)35.3[9]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.736[10]
high · 83rd
CurrencyDinar (DZD)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theright[11]
Calling code+213
ISO 3166 codeDZ
Internet TLD.dz
الجزائر.
  1. ^ The CIA World Factbook states that about 15% of Algerians, a minority, identify as Berber even though many Algerians have Berber origins. The Factbook explains that of the approximately 15% who identify as Berber, most live in the Kabylie region, more closely identify with Berber heritage instead of Arab heritage, and are Muslim.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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