Learn the basic facts about algeria and its people!

Where is Algeria?

Algeria is a country in North Africa. It borders the Mediterranean Sea, along with the countries Lybia, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara,Morocco, and Tunisia.

Algeria's Government and Place in the World

Algeria's government is a republic. Algeria's national holiday is called Revolution Day on november 1st (1954). It gained independence from France on the 5th of july, 1962. Algeria is the 34th most populated country in the world and has the second largest army in the world.

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Algeria's Geography

Natural Disasters, Resources, Etc.

Algeria has some natural diasters that can occur such as: earthquakes and mudslides. Algeria has mostly high plateaus and deserts, but not very many mountains. Algeria's climate has very mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. Algeria has some useful natural resources such as: petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead and zinc.