Algeria is located in Northwest Africa between the Mediterranean Sea and into the Sahara desert Algiers is the capital of Algeria. Algeria’s neighbors are Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, and Tunisia. Algeria’s land area is 919,595 square miles and 2,381,740 square kilometers.
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Algeria’s neighbors are Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, and Tunisia.
Algeria’s land area is 919,595 square miles and 2,381,740 square kilometers.
It is almost 1/3 the size of the United States
It is Africa’s 2nd largest countryALGERIA
Al Jazair is the Arab name for Algeria
The green color in the flag, and the crescent and star, are symbols in Islam, which is the major religion in Algeria.
The flag was adopted on July 3, 1962, after Algeria became independent from France.
The official language is Arabic and the chief religion is Sunni Muslim.
Exchange rates:Algerian dinars per US dollar - 69.9 (2007)
McDonald’s Happy Meal in American dollars= $3.50 and a Happy Meal in Algerian dinar’s would cost 244.65 dinars
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