Total Population (million): 33.852675602
Annual growth rate: 1,492766%
Urban population: 63,94%
Ethnic Origins: The Algerian population is mainly of Arab origin; a
fraction of this population is Berber.
Official Language: Since July 1998, the official language in Algeria
has been Arabic.
Other languages spoken: Most Algerians speak dialectal Arabic.
Moreover, although Arabic is the official language in Algeria, the
Berber language or Tamazight is also widespread in the country, but
the law of 17-12-1996 provides for the generalization of Arabic in
French is still used by many Algerians.
Business language: Very exceptional
Religion: Sunni Muslims: 99.6%, Catholics: 0.2%, Others: 0.2%.
Area: 2381740 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic, parliamentary democracy combined with
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy
Petroleum and gas riches at the service of development.
To call from Algeria, dial 00
To call in Algeria, dial 213
Internet suffix: .dz
Telephone lines: 8.52
Internet users: 5.8
Access to electricity: n.c.