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Algeria Flag The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in northwestern Africa. It shares land borders with Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, and Western Sahara (which is claimed by Morocco), as well as having a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.

As of 2009, the population of Algeria was estimated as being 34,895,000. The country's capital and largest city is Algiers, which has about 3.4 million inhabitants living in the city or the surrounding metropolitan area. Additionally, there are about 40 other cities in Algeria with populations of over 100,000, the two largest being Oran and Constantine, both of which have populations of about 770,000 and 507,000 respectively.

Map of Algeria

Algeria Country Details


Country Name Algeria
Political Status Country
Geographic Location North Africa
Flag Algeria Flag
Principal Languages
  • Arabic
  • Berber
  • Capital Algiers


    Web Sites about Algeria


    Fort of Tamentfoust, Algiers, Algeria
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    Constantine Bridge, Algeria

    Books about Algeria


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    Lonely Planet Algeria (Country Guide)
    By Anthony Ham & Nana Luckham

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (256 pages)

    Lonely Planet Algeria (Country Guide)
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    Discover Algeria

    Shiver as the sun rises over Assekrem, the mountains at the 'End of the World.'
    Rock the Casbah in Algiers, one of the finest coastal sites on the Mediterranean.
    Explore the best Roman ruins in Africa, and the oldest rock art in the world.
    Tie your turban like a Yuareg and be swept up in the magic of the world's greatest desert.

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    The only English-language guidebook to the Sahara's most beautiful nation.
    Special chapter on Traveling in the Sahara, taking you into the depths of the desert.
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    Cook's Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia: With Maps, Plans, and Illustrations (Classic Reprint)
    By Thomas Cook

    Cook Thomas
    Released: 2017-02-10
    Paperback (466 pages)

    Cook s Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia: With Maps, Plans, and Illustrations (Classic Reprint)
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    Excerpt from Cook's Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia: With Maps, Plans, and Illustrations

    Among the several countries that attract the traveller desirous of exchanging the rigours of our English winter for sunshine and health, Algeria and Tunisia easily occupy the first rank.

    These countries comprising as they do so many favourable conditions of typical health-resorts, and containing so many varied attractions, are year by year frequented by an ever increasing number of visitors and tourists.

    The climate of Algeria and Tunisia is unique, and eminently adapted to the comfort of those who, whether from necessity or choice, winter abroad; in addition the picturesque aspect of Arab life, of the white cities with their narrow streets; the historical souvenirs of these lands that from time to time have been subject to the Kings of Numidia, to the Roman Emperors, to Arab, Spanish, and Turkish conquerors, afford the learned and enquiring traveller an opportunity to study past civilisations, while the ordinary tourist will experience the enjoyment of a picturesque and beautiful country.

    The numerous hotels afford comfortable residence under excellent sanitary conditions; the access to these charming health resorts is easy; and the cost of the voyage to Algiers or Tunis is less than to the Canaries or Madeira, the distance being so much shorter.

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    Algeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Johathan Oakes

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (352 pages)

    Algeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    This new Bradt guide will be the first to focus on the renascent Algeria and bring out the many features of this beguiling North African country.  The attraction of Algeria lies in its fascinating mix of cultures.  The towns ooze French charm with churches crowning vine-covered hills and cafés lining the streets; however, a short trip will bring you to a mud-brick town or Sahara oasis that echoes a muezzin’s call and where Europe feels a world away.  The guide covers fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites, Al Qata of Beni Hammad, Djemila, M’zab Vakkey and the Roman sites of Timgad and Tipasa, all free from thronging crowds.

    The important legacy of the French colonial period, including Sidi Bel Abbes, home of the French Foreign Legion, is detailed for travelers to appreciate modern-day Algeria.  Additionally, all the practical details expected from a Bradt guide are covered.

    Algeria Country Guide (Travel Guide)
    By Martin Gostellow

    Brand: Berlitz
    Paperback (256 pages)

    Algeria Country Guide (Travel Guide)
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    Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc (Classic Reprint)
    By R. Lambert Playfair

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    Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc (Classic Reprint)
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    • Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis Algiers Oran Tlemcen Bougie Constantine Tebessa Biskra Tunis Carthage Etc Classic Reprint
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    Excerpt from Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemçen, Bougie, Constantine, Tebessa, Biskra, Tunis, Carthage, Etc

    IT is not yet three years since the third edition of this Handbook was published, and already the immense extension of railway communica tion in the Colony has rendered it out of date.

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    This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
    Algeria
    By Freytag-Berndt und Artaria

    Freytag-Berndt und Artaria
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    Algeria
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    Explore Algeria with this Freytag&Berndt road map. The best way to plan your trip, prepare your itinerary, and to travel independently in this country.

    One side shows Northern Algeria at a scale of 1cm=8km. The other side shows the rest of the country –from Ghardaia to the Niger/Mali borders– at a scale of 1cm=20km.

    This map contains a place name index in a booklet; touristic information: airports, places of interest, archaeological sites, ruins, religious buildings, oil-fields, spas, wells,

    The legend is in English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian, and Slovak. All place names are indicated in Roman script.
    Algeria: Travel Journal
    By Wild Pages Press

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    Paperback (150 pages)

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    Designer Travel Journal with 150 lined pages, 6” x 9”. Glossy softcover, perfect for everyday use. Perfectly spaced between lines to allow plenty of room to write. Wild Pages Press are publishers of unique journals, school exercise books, college or university lecture pads, memo books, notebooks, journals and travel journals that are a little bit quirky and different. Stunning covers, sturdy for everyday use. Great quality, we offer thousands of different designs to choose from. Our quality products make amazing gifts perfect for any special occasion or for a bit of luxury for everyday use. Our products are so versatile, they come in a wide range, be it the perfect travel companion, or a stylish lecture pad for college or university, cool exercise book for school, comprehensive notebook for work, or as a journal, the perfect family heirloom to be treasured for years to come. Our quality products are made in the USA and competitively priced so they can be enjoyed by everyone. Our full range of products are available for purchase at www.amazon.com.
    Algerian Sketches
    By Pierre Bourdieu

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    Algerian Sketches
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    In the late 1950s, like tens of thousands of young men of his generation, Pierre Bourdieu, having recently passed the agrégation in philosophy, found himself immersed in the Algerian war. Motivated by an impulse that, as he himself says, ‘was civic rather than political’, nothing seemed more important to him than to understand the Algerian situation and provide the elements that would enable others to come to an informed judgement about it.

    In extremely tough conditions and along with a small group of students, Bourdieu undertook a series of studies across an Algeria that was tightly patrolled by the army, leading him to discover the shocking reality of the resettlement camps and to analyse the mechanisms of destruction of Algerian society of which they were emblematic. To achieve the objectives he had set himself, Bourdieu had to carry out a genuine intellectual conversion, acquiring an ethnographic understanding of Algerian society, learning sociological analysis at a breakneck pace and inventing new instruments - both theoretical and empirical - that would enable him to understand the relations of domination specific to colonialism. These new tools also enabled him to analyse the nature of the crisis that the war had both produced and manifested.

    This unique volume brings together the first texts written by Bourdieu in the midst of the Algerian conflict, as well as later writings and interviews in which he returns to the topic of Algeria and the decisive role it played in the development of his work.
    The Algeria Fact and Picture Book: Fun Facts for Kids About Algeria (Turn and Learn)
    By Gina McIntyre

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    The Algeria Fact and Picture Book: Fun Facts for Kids About Algeria (Turn and Learn)
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    Turn & Learn presents: The Algeria Fact and Picture Book

    The Algeria Fact & Picture Book will allow your child to learn more about this world we live in, with a fun and exciting approach that will trigger their imagination.

    We're raising our children in an era where attention spans are continuously decreasing. Turn & Learn provides a fun, and interactive way of keep your children engaged and looking forward to learn, with beautiful pictures, coupled with the amazing, fun facts.

    Get your kids learning today! Pick up your copy of Turn & Learn's Algeria Fact and Picture book now!


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