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Country Algeria


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Region Northern Africa
Area (sq km) 2,381,741
Area (sq mile) 919,590
Border Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara
Population 39,542,166
Nationality Algerian(s)
Ethnic Arab-Berber 99%, European less than 1%
Religion Sunni Muslim 99%, Christian and Jewish 1%
Language Arabic, French, Berber dialects I am adding 100 more languages
Literacy 70%
Government Republic
Capital Algiers
Leader President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (since April 28, 1999); Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal (since April 28, 2014)
Currency Algerian dinar (DZD)
Independence Day July 5, 1962 (from France)
National Holiday Revolution Day (Nov. 1, 1954)
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