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Algeria

Algeria
  • Capital

    Capital

    Algiers

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:51

  • Population

    Population

    41.7 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +213

  • Currency

    Currency

    دج DZD (dinar)

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Algeria

Algeria
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Algiers

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:51

  • Population

    Population

    41.7 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +213

  • Currency

    Currency

    دج DZD (dinar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 386

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.27 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    89mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    2 381 740 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    8%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    1%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    17%

  • Railways

    Railways

    3800km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    6.09 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Arab-Berber - 99 %
    European less than - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 99 %
    Islam - 99 %
    Christian and Jewish - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    75.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Arabic
    French
    Kabylie Berber

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    317 200

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    0.6 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    7.5%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    0%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    75 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    petroleum, natural gas, light industries, mining, electrical, petrochemical, food processing

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, barley, oats, grapes, olives, citrus, fruits, sheep, cattle

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead, zinc

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -177%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead, zinc

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    0%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    145 400kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    166 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    8

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What not to do when visiting Algeria

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to ask about family, work, house or weather together with a handshake when greeting. Friends and family can also exchange kisses on the cheek.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t eat, drink, smoke or chew chewing gum in public during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Business & Communication

Don't be surprised Friday is Muslim holy day and almost everything is closed. Some companies also close on Thursday, making the weekend Thursday and Friday.

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Business & Communication

Don't use the left hand for giving or receiving things.

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Business & Communication

Don't bring in weapons, body armour, handcuffs, GPS devices or binoculars - it's illegal.

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Business & Communication

Don't make prolonged eye contact with women and don't ask personal questions.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't back away when locals are standing close to you or hold your arm - it's common not to leave much personal space.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget same-sex sexual relations are criminalised in Algeria.

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