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Algiers coast - Photo by Damouns - CC-BY

Population ........................................................................31,193,486
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 1,500
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 43.9
Unemployment.....................................................................30%
Population growth rate: 2.1% (1999 est.)
Birth rate: 27 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)
Death rate: 5.52 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.) Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.2
Labor force (%) .......3.9
Total Area...................................................................919,591 sq. mi.

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Resources and links about Algeria.

Blida, Algeria - Photo by filtran - CC-BY

Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 23
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 57
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................32
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................13
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................40

Go to Algeria Capital City Algiers City Profile - To Algeria History

Algeria __ An excellent tool for anthropological and Algeria history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy."  Excellent social studies resource. - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/algeria/

Algeria __ A good overview of Algeria, Algeria history, Algeria government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107272.html

Algeria __ "Algeria had a violent divorce from France during the 1960s, a decade that saw the birth of Islamic militant groups. But the Algerian generals have proven that it's not only US presidents and busloads of German tourists who have differences with Islamic militants; in 1992 the army-appointed Haut Conseil d'Etat (HCE) stepped in and cancelled elections in which the previously outlawed Front Islamique du Salut (FIS) were set to romp home to victory." Travel Warning and short article. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/algeria/

Algeria __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. Social studies and more. - illustrated - from Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria

Algeria - Atlapedia Online __ Good look at Algeria covering a wide variety of subjects. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/algeria.htm

Algeria country profile __ Detailed general overview of Algeria. - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles/790556.stm

Algeria : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress __ "December 1993 report on the country's profile, history, geography, economy, government, politics and national security." - From Library of Congress - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/dztoc.html

Algeria - Culture, Customs & Etiquette __ You will find a guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Algeria - culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more. - From culturecrossing.net - http://www.culturecrossing.net/basics_business_student.php?id=3 

 

Algeria Daily __ Keep up with the current news in Algeria with this online newspaper. - From Algeria Daily - http://www.algeriadaily.com/

Algeria, facts for kids - Fun facts about Algeria __ A brief set of facts and statistics for kids. - From wikipedy.com - http://www.wikipedy.com/algeria_facts_for_kids_fun_facts_about_algeria.htm

Algeria: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Algerian geography, maps of Algeria and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blalgeria.htm 
 
Algeria: History __ "The earliest recorded inhabitants of Algeria were Berber-speaking peoples who by the 2d millennium B.C. were living in small village-based political units." And the story continues in this good overview of Algerian history. - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0856564.html

Algeria Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Algeria. Pictures of Algeria. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Algeria/

Algeria Photos, Flag, Map and Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Algeria as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Algeria and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/algeria 

Algeria Resources __ Class resources and lesson plans about Algeria. - From cybersleuth-kids.com - http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Geography/Africa/Algeria/index.htm

Algerian Culture History and Archaeology __ A list of articles and resources. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/algeria/Algerian_Culture_History_and_Archaeology.htm

Algerian Embassy in Washington DC __ An excellent social studies resource. You will find articles about Algeria politics, military issues, trade and much more. - From Algerian Embassy - http://www.algeria-us.org/

CIA The World Factbook Algeria __ You will find a  map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more. - illustrated - From cia.gov - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ag.html

Colleges and Universities - Algeria __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/dz.html

Country Profile: Algeria __ A general overview including Algeria history, political structure, Algeria culture, leaders, media, and more. "Algeria was originally inhabited by Berbers until the Arabs conquered North Africa in the 7th century. Staying mainly in the mountainous regions, the Berbers resisted the spreading Arab influence, managing to preserve much of their language and culture until the present day. They make up some 30% of the total population." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/790556.stm

Culture of Algeria - history, people, clothing, traditions, women __ General outline of Algerian culture, history and more. - illustrated - From everyculture.com - http://www.everyculture.com/A-Bo/Algeria.html

Doing Business in Algeria __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=4


 
Economy of Algeria __ "Current GDP per capita grew 40% in the Sixties reaching a peak growth of 538% in the Seventies. But this proved unsustainable and growth collapsed to a paltry 9.7% in the turbulent Eighties. Failure of timely reforms by successive governments caused the current GDP per capita to shrink by 28% in the Nineties." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Algeria. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Algeria 

Ethnologue report for Algeria __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Algeria - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Algeria

Maps_Of_Algeria  __ You will find a wide variety of Algeria map resources. Select Algeria maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Algeria.html

Tourism in Algeria __ "Tourism in Algeria contributes only about 1 percent of Algeria's GDP. Algeria's tourist industry lags behind that of its neighbors Morocco and Tunisia. Algeria receives only about 200,000 tourists and visitors annually."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_Algeria

Travel Advice for Algeria - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs __ Up to the minute travel advice and warnings for Algeria. - From smartraveller.gov.au - http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/algeria


 

 

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