The women of Algiers wear a karakou, which is a dress that is worn with pants and a velvet jacket. The men wear white woolen coats usually.
The French colonized them (July 5th, 1962: day they gained independence) The Algerians won a 7 year war against the French and gained their independence
1962- Jul 5, Algeria’s Provisional Executive proclaimed July 5, the 132nd anniversary of the French entry into Algeria, as the day of national independence. French Pres. Charles De Gaulle had pronounced Algeria an independent country on Jul 3 following the July 1 elections. A massacre in Oran, Algeria, left 96 dead.
1962- A gas fire in Algeria called “The Devil’s Cigarette Lighter" had burned for 6 months until it was put out by Texas firefighter Red Adair (1915-2004).
1964 - Jun 15, The last French troops left Algeria
1971- Feb 24, Algeria nationalized French oil companies.
1979- Feb 18, Snow fell in the Sahara Desert of southern Algeria.
The school life expectancy is 14 years for males and 15 years for girls, as of 2011.