Algeria Kailyn Bearce

Map of Algeria

Algeria, Africa

Algeria is located in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea (between Morocco and Tunisia). It is slightly less than three and a half times the size of Texas.

The climate of Algeria is arid to semiarid, mild, wet winters, hot dry summers. A few natural resources include petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead, and zinc. The land has many plateaus and a big portion of the land is desert.

Algerian Foods:

The current population of Algeria is 40,263,711, as of July 2016. The main ethnic groups in Algeria are Arab-berber(99%) and European(less than 1%). The most common religions are Muslim and Sunni. The most common languages spoken are Arabic and Berber, and some French.

Algeria's Provinces:

Algeria is a presidential republic. Their head of the government is Abdelmalek Sellal and the chief of state is Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Algiers is the capital of Algeria. Algerian dinar is the currency of Algeria, and 0.0091 U.S dollars is the exchange rate.

Algiers in 2017

The life expectancy at birth is 75 for males, and 78 for females. The death rate is 4.3 deaths out of 1,000 people. The corruption is 108/176 countries.

Algeria

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.

Schools in Algeria

The school life expectancy is 14 years for males and 15 years for girls, as of 2011.

Algerian wildlife includes wild boars, jackals, gazelles, fennecs, and jerboas

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Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Algeria Grunge Flag" • filtran - "Blida, Algeria"

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