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Algeria's Information

Flag of Algeria
Land Area 2,381,741 km2
Total Area 2,381,741km2 (#10)
Population 40,263,711 (#33)
Population Density 16.91/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $609.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,000
Currency Dinar (DZD)
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Largest Cities
Algeria Flag:
Flag of Algeria

Algeria's flag was officially adopted on July 3, 1962.

The flag features two equal vertical bands of green and white with a red, five-pointed star within a red crescent centered over the two-color boundary. The crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam (the state religion).

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Algeria Coat of Arms:
Flag of Algeria

The national emblem of Algeria was adopted in 1976, and features the Atlas Mountains and cityscape encircled in Arabic text reading: "The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria." The traditional Islamic crescent rests below the mountains.

This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Algeria Trivia

Which Languages Are Spoken in Algeria?

Modern Standard Arabic and Tamazight are the two official languages of Algeria.

What Languages Are Spoken In Algeria?

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Algeria?

Algeria is predominantly made of Berbers, who are the indigenous people of Algeria, and a few minority groups such as Turkish people, French, Italians, and Spaniards.

Ethnic Groups In Algeria

What Are The Native Plants Of Algeria?

Algeria is a sovereign nation located in North Africa. The landscapes of Algeria including deserts, mountains, valleys, basins, and plateaus support over 1000 species of flora. 178 of these species are endemic to the country. The Algerian Fir, Algerian Peony, and Saharan Cypress, Slender Flower Thistle, Lamarck's Bedstraw, Brome Fescue, etc., are some of Algeria’s native plant species.

Native Plants Of Algeria

What is the Biggest City in Algeria?

Algiers is the largest city in Algeria. It has a population of around 5 million people.

The Biggest Cities In Algeria

Are There Any UNESCO Sites in Algeria?

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Algeria include the Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad, Djémila, the Kasbah of Algiers, and M'zab Valley.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Algeria

What Kind of Reptiles Come From Algeria?

Some of the reptiles that come from Algeria include the horseshoe whip snake, the small three-toed skink, and the two-fingered skink.

Native Reptiles Of Algeria

About the Author

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