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About Algeria 2018-05-14T23:09:29+00:00
Official Name:People´s Democratic Republic of Algeria
National anthem:Qassamen
President:H.E.M. Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Capital:Algiers (Main Cities: Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Ghardaïa, Tlemcen, Ouargla, Setif, Batna, Beja¡a, Mostaganem, Tizi Ouzou, Biskra)
Official Languages:Arabic and Tamazight
Religion:Islam
Area:2, 381, 741 km2 (Administrative Organization: 48 Wilayas (Provinces), 535 Daïras (Sub-Prefectures), 1541 Communes (Municipalities)
Neighboring Countries:Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco
Climate:A Mediterranean climate in North, a semi-arid climate in Highlands, desert climate in the South
Time Zone:GMT+1 /Telephone code: + 213 /National code of domains: DZ
Currency:Algerian Dinar (DZD)
Population:40.4 million inhabitants
Average density:16.08 inhabitants/km2
Life expectancy:Men: 75.12 years /Women: 77.72 years
Population distribution by age:Less than 19 years: 39% /Between 19 and 64 years: 56%/More than 65 years: 5%
Working days:Sunday to Thursday
Legal Holidays:1- National Holidays:
 - Day of Independence (July 5th) and the National Day: November 1st (Launching of Liberation War in 1954)

2- Civil Holidays:
 - Labor Day (May 1st) and the New Year´s Day (January 1st)

3- Religious holidays:
 - Aïd-El-Fitr (2 days)
 - Aïd-El-Adha (2 days)
 - Awwal Muharram
 - Ashura
 - El Mawlid en-Nabawi