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People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية (Arabic)
République algérienne démocratique et populaire  (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 languagesArabicBerber
Other languagesAlgerian Arabic (Darja) (lingua franca)
French(administration, business and education)[3]
Ethnic groups
Religion
Demonym(s)Algerian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic
Abdelmadjid Tebboune
Abdelaziz Djerad
Salah Goudjil (interim)
Slimane Chenine
LegislatureParliament
Council of the Nation
People's National Assembly
Formation
960
1014
1235
1515
5 July 1830
5 July 1962
Area
• Total
2,381,741 km2 (919,595 sq mi) (10th)
• Water (%)
1.1
Population
• 2020 estimate
43,900,000[5] (32nd)
• Density
17.7/km2 (45.8/sq mi) (168)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $684.649 billion[6] (35th)
• Per capita
Increase $15,765[6] (82nd)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $183.687 billion[6] (53rd)
• Per capita
Increase $4,229[6] (109th)
Gini (2011)27.6[7][8]
low
HDI (2018)Increase 0.759[9]
high · 82nd
CurrencyDinar (DZD)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+213
ISO 3166 codeDZ
Internet TLD.dz
الجزائر.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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