Algiers is one of the most populated cities in Algeria, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 36.42N latitude / 03.08E longitude. For routing in Algiers, please check the free driving directions Algiers service below.
When you visit Algeria, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Arabic, Berber, and the officially used currency is Algerian dinar (DZD), since 1964.
Algiers, the capital city, has numerous population; 3 917 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Algiers counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Algeria, bears 42 008 054 sum citizens spreading on its 919 594,58 sq mi / 2 381 740 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Algeria is Unitary semi-presidential people’s republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: By the people and for the people, while saluting for the national anthem called: Kassaman (We Pledge).
Google maps Algiers, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Algeria and the neighboring countries like Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Algeria Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Algeria
Nearly four times the size of Texas and the largest country on the continent, Algeria is bordered on the west by Morocco and Western Sahara and on the east by Tunisia and Libya. The Mediterranean Sea is to the north, and the south is Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. The Saharan region, which is 85% of the country, is almost completely uninhabited. The highest point is Mount Tahat in the Sahara, which rises 9,850 ft (3,000 m).