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Where is Algeria?



Algeria is located in North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It shares borders with Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, and Tunisia.



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Location Map of Algeria

Where is Algeria
Map showing location of Algeria in the World Map.
Algeria officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in North Africa. In terms of land area, it is the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea, the second largest on the African continent after Sudan, and the eleventh-largest country in the world .Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco. The capital of Algeria is Algiers. The name of the country is derived from the city of Algiers.5 Major Cities of Algeria are Algiers, Oran, Bijaya, Constantine, Setif.Seven Algerian sites in the World Heritage List: Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad, Djemila, M Zab Valley, Tassili n Ajjer, Timgad, Tipasa, and the Kasbah of Algiers.
Some more sites are as follow:
  • Belzma National Park
  • Hammam Guergour
  • Babors mountains
  • Mostaganem
  • The Tassili du Hoggar
  • Hippone (so called Annaba)


  • Quick Facts
    CountryAlgeria
    Continent Africa
    Where is Located Algeria is a country located in the Northern Africa
    Coordinates 36°42'N3°13'E
    Capital Algiers
    Largest City Algiers
    Neighboring CountriesNone
    Administrative divisions48 provinces
    Area 2,381,741 sq km or 919,595 sq mi
    Population38481705
    Official Language Arabic (official), Berber,Turkish, French, Korandje
    Major Religion Islam, Christianity, Judaism
    Currency Algerian Dinar (DZD)
    ISO Alpha-2 CodeDZ
    ISO Alpha-3 Code DZA
    ISO & UN M49 Numeric Code12
    GDP $325.0 billion (2012 est.)
    Calling code 213
    Time Zone CET (UTC+01)
    Internet TLD .dz