Algeria

By: Sara & Faleha

Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is the president. (Political)

Languages that are spoken are Arabic, Tamazight, and French. (Social)

Grapes, onions, and oranges are sold at the local produce. (Social)

Eid al-Fitr is a feast after fasting that lasts for two days. (Social)

Rainy and cold seasons start in December and end in March. (Geographical)

Islam is the main religion. (Social)

Algerian dinar is their currency. (Economical)

Political

In Algeria they elect a president every 5 years, and the prime minister is appointed by the president.

Economical

One of Algeria's main exports is natural gas. They also have the 18th largest natural gas field in the world.

Geographical

The largest mountain in Algeria is Mount Tahat, it is 9,852 feet tall.

Social

Couscous is one of Algeria's traditional foods. It is made out of wheat and is cooked with lamb or chicken.

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Hoggar Mountains, Algeria, North Africa, Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 22 Jan 2015.

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Hassi Messaoud, Algeria.. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 22 Jan 2015.

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Couscous. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 22 Jan 2015.

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