National Symbols of Algeria

Algeria is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, Tunisia, . The capital of Algeria is Algiers.

The official language is Arabic and the Algerian Dinar is the currency of the Algeria. The domain is .dz and the country code is +213.

National day is celebrated on 5 Jul 1962. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Algeria is no exception.

In Algeria, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Algerian people. Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Algeria. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Moufdi Zakaria represent a national Algerian symbol.

The country was founded by Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha. The current president of Algeria is Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Aymen Benabderrahmane is the Prime Minister.

In Algeria the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Algerian national anthem was written by Moufdi Zakaria and composed by Mohamed Fawzi.

Country information

Official name(s) The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Alternative name(s) Al-Jazā’ir (common, Arabic)
Regional location Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Country name etymology "Land of Algiers"a Latinization of French colonial name l'Algérie adopted in 1839.
Climate Arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer
Terrain Mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain
Population 43,851,044
National Day 5 Jul 1962
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam (official), Christians and Jews)
Country code +213
Literacy rate 75.1%
Currency Algerian Dinar
Capital city Algiers
Domain(TLD) .dz
Ethnicity Arab-Berber
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Algerian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 2,381,741 km2 (919,595 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 800 m (2,625 ft)
Coastline 1,622 km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Algeria

Flag map of Algeria

Motto of Algeria

بالشعب و للشعب - "Bil-shaʿb wa lil-shaʿb - "By the people and for the people"

National animal of Algeria

The National animal of Algeria is Fennec fox

National Animal of Algeria - Fennec fox

National flower of Algeria

The National flower of Algeria is Wall iris. Botanical name is Iris Tectorum.

National flower of Algeria - Wall iris

National bird of Algeria

The National bird of Algeria is Barbary Partridge

National bird of Algeria - Barbary Partridge

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Algerian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A secret for two, soon a secret for nobody
Cross the loud river but don’t cross the silent one
 Patience is the key to paradise
The one whose belly isn’t full of straw isn’t afraid of fire
Speak kindly or refrain from talking
 Peace wins over wealth
Friendship, we call it friendship, but without sincerity
The hand which gives is better than the one which receives
There is an excess of familiarity at the root of all hostility
A friend is someone who shares your happiness and your pains

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