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Geography Statistics of Algeria

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)
More Information Algeria
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 1,008 miles (1,622 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 919,590 sq miles (2,381,741 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 919,590 sq miles (2,381,741 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 48 provinces including: Adrar, Ain Defla, Ain Temouchent, Alger, Annaba, Batna, Bechar, Bejaia, Biskra, Blida, Bordj Bou Arreridj, Bouira, Boumerdes, Chlef, Constantine, Djelfa, El Bayadh, El Oued, El Tarf, Ghardaia, Guelma, Illizi, Jijel, Khenchela, Laghouat, Mascara, Medea, Mila, Mostaganem, M'Sila, Naama, Oran, Ouargla, Oum el Bouaghi, Relizane, Saida, Setif, Sidi Bel Abbes, Skikda, Souk Ahras, Tamanghasset, Tebessa, Tiaret, Tindouf, Tipaza, Tissemsilt, Tizi Ouzou and Tlemcen
  • Horizontal Width: 403.75 miles (649.77 km) from Tiemcen east to Biskra
  • Vertical Length: 970.85 miles (1,562.43 km) from Skikda south to Tamanrasset

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (7) Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara
  • Geographic Center: About 221.46 miles (356.40 km) northeast of In Salah
  • Highest Point: Mt. Tahat 9,850 ft. (3,003 m)
  • Lowest Point: Lake Chott Melrhir -131 ft. (-40 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on July 23, 2018.

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 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

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 Largest National park in Algeria?

The largest national park in Algeria is Belezma, which has a total area of 263 square kilometers.

National Parks in Algeria

Which Continent is Algeria In?

Algeria is Africa’s largest country with a total area of 919,595 mi2. It is found in the northern region of the African continent.

Which Continent Is Algeria In?

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