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Fowkdemocratic Republic o Algerie
الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشّعبية  (Arabic)
al Jumhuriyya al Jazā'iriyya ad-Dīmuqrāţiyya ash Sha'biyya
[note 1]
Banner o Algerie
Emblem o Algerie
Banner Emblem
Naitional motto: " بالشّعب وللشّعب "  (Arabic)
"Bi the fowk an for the fowk"
Algeria (orthographic projection).svg
Offeecial leid Arabic
Caipital Algiers
Lairgest ceety caipital

Heid o State -
Prime Meenister -

Semi-presidential republic

Preses Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Ahmed Ouyahia

Area 2,381,741 km2
919,595 sq mi
Population 34,895,000
Foondin 3 Julie 1962
Siller Algerien dinar (DZD)
Time zone UTC+01
Naitional anthem " قسمًا " (Arabic)
We Pledge
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD .dz
Cawin code 213

Algerie (Arabic: الجزائر, al-Jazā’ir, Kabyle: Lezzayer), offeecially the Fowkdemocratic Republic o Algerie (an aa formally referred tae as the Democratic an Popular Republic o Algerie), is a kintra in North Africae. In terms o land aurie, it is the lairgest kintra on the Mediterranean Sea an Africae, an the eleivent-lairgest kintra in the warld.

Algerie is bordered in the northaest bi Tunisie, in the east bi Libie, in the wast bi Morocco, in the soothwast bi Wastren Sahara, Mauritanie, an Mali, in the sootheast bi Niger, an in the north bi the Mediterranean Sea. Its size is amaist 2,400,000 square kilometres (930,000 sq mi), an it haes an estimatit population o aboot 35.7 million (2010). The capital o Algerie is Algiers.

Algerie is a member o the Arab League, Unitit Naitions, African Union, an OPEC. It is an aa a foondin member o the Arab Maghreb Union.

Provinces an destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Provinces o Algerie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In Algerie, Tamazight hae been constitutionally recognised as legitimate ither leid. The Algerien government recognises that the varieties o Berber leids in Algerie are national an regional leids which must be presereved. Algerie's offeecial name in Berber is as follaes: Tagduda Tamegdayt Taɣerfant tazzayrit;