Algeria

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PROFILE
  • Area: 2,381,741 sq. km (919,595 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 40,263,711 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.77% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 76.8 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), French (lingua franca), Berber or Tamazight (official); dialects include Kabyle Berber (Taqbaylit), Shawiya Berber (Tacawit), Mzab Berber, Tuareg Berber (Tamahaq)
  • Religions: Muslim (official; predominantly Sunni) 99%, other (includes Christian and Jewish) <1%
  • Formal name: People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  • Alternate names: Al Jazā’ir, Al Jumhūrīyah al Jazā’irīyah ad Dīmuqrāţīyah ash Sha‘bīyah, Algérie, Argelia, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria, L’Algérie, L’Etat Algerien, La République Algérienne, La République Algérienne D
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA; head of government: Prime Minister Abdelmalek SELLAL
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Administrative divisions: 48 provinces
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $14,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: petroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products 97% (2009 est.)
  • Imports: capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer goods
  • Currency: Algerian dinar (DZD)
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