Algeria

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INFORMATION

Capital: Algiers

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Economy:

  • Hydrocarbons (natural gas, oil) contribute ~60% of budget revenues, 30% of GDP, and over 95% of export earnings.
  • Ranks 16th in the world in oil reserves.

Population: 40,400,000 (2016)

Land Size: 2.4 million sq km (919,595 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Arab-Berber: 99%
  • European: < 1%
Religions:

  • Sunni Muslim (state religion): 99%
  • Christian and Jewish: 1%

Language(s):

  • Arabic (official)
  • French
  • Tamazight (Kabylie)
  • Other Berber dialects

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RECENT NEWS

  • Fri - Jul 21, 2017: CAPS United Brace for Defining Encounter - AllAfrica News: Algeria
    [The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions' League quarter-final place.
  • Fri - Jul 21, 2017: Fiba U-16 Afrobasket - Rwanda Takes on Algeria in Last Group Stage Game - AllAfrica News: Algeria
    [New Times] Rwanda U16 boys team will shortly lock horns with Algeria in their last group game at the ongoing FIBA U16 African Championships taking place in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius.
  • Fri - Jul 21, 2017: Fiba U-16 Afrobasket - Rwanda Stuns Algeria to Snatch Second Win - AllAfrica News: Algeria
    [New Times] Rwanda U16 boys team have snatched their second win at the ongoing FIBA U16 African Championships taking place in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius after stunning giants Algeria in the last group B played on Thursday evening at Phoenix gymnasium.
  • Thu - Jul 20, 2017: Kenya Beat Algeria, Take Control of Davis Cup Group - AllAfrica News: Algeria
    [Nation] Kenya beat Algeria 2-1 on Tuesday night to secure her second win at the ongoing Davis Cup Africa Zone Three Tennis Championship at the Solaimaneyah Club in Cairo.
  • Mon - Jul 10, 2017: CAPS Crash Out of Champions League - AllAfrica News: Algeria
    [The Herald] USM Alger... ... ... . (2) 4