Overview of Algeria

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Official name: Democratic Republic of Algeria

Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea.

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Capital (and largest city): Algiers

Official language: Arabic

National languages: Tamazight

Government: Semi-presidential republic

Area
- Total 2,381,741 km2 (11th)
919,595 sq mi
- Water (%) negligible

Population
- 2014 estimate 38,700,000 (34th)
- 2013 census 37,900,000 
- Density 15.9/km2 (208th)
37.9/sq mi

Currency: Algerian dinar (DZD)

Time zone: CET (UTC+01)

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Internet TLD: .dz

Calling code: 213