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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

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

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 Kind of Government Does Algeria Have?

Algeria is a constitutional presidential republic whereby the President is the head of state while the Prime Minister is the head of government.

What Type Of Government Does Algeria Have?

What is the Largest Religion in Algeria?

Sunni Islam is the dominant religious belief system in Algeria, while Ibadi Muslims and Christians compromise significant religious minority groups.

Religious Beliefs 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

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