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Algeria's Quick Facts

Land Area 2,381,741 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 2,381,741 km2
Population 40,263,711
Population Density 16.91 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $609.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,000
Currency Dinar (DZD)
Largest Cities
  • El Djazaïr (Algiers) (2,767,661)
  • Wahran (Oran) (899,182)
  • El Djelfa (503,397)
  • Blida (472,733)
  • Qacentina (414,011)
  • Annaba (358,241)
  • Batna (329,333)
  • Sétif (313,401)
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.

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