|Continent of Africa. Algeria outlined in|
black ink & shaded.
|A closer look at Algeria & its neighbors.|
Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco (Note: There is a territory between Mauritania and Morocco called Western Sahara that is currently in dispute. It is not included as a neighbor because it's not currently an official country.)
Total Area: (added March 2015)
919, 595 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Algiers, Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Blida
Famous Geographical Point:
Saint Augustine, theologian
Book Set In/About:
The Stranger by Albert Camus
The story of a young Algerian man drawn into a world of intrigue and murder.
Movie Set In/About:
"The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri)" (1966), directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
A movie about the Algerian people struggling to gain independence from France.
Headline of the Day:
"Algerian Court Detains 10 Over Sectarian Violence" in Al Arabiya News.