Algeria is a country in North Africa, it is the largest country on the continent. With a size of 2.38 million square kilometres, it is the 10th largest country in the world. The capital of Algeria is Algiers, which is the country’s cultural and political centre. With about 3 million inhabitants it is also the most populated place in Algeria. Algiers looks like an old French city with beautiful white painted buildings and narrow streets. Algiers’ Casbah area is UNESCO world heritage listed. The airport of Algiers, Houari Boumediene, is one of the busiest airports in the northern part of Africa.
Time zone: Central European Time +1
National Day: 5 July