Country Holidays

Holidays in Algeria

Public Holidays in Algeria

National flag of AlgeriaAlgeria is the largest city of the African Continent and located in the western part of North Africa. It is officially called the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. With the area more than 2.382 million sq Kilometers, it ranked as the tenth-largest country in the world. According to geographical location it bordered with Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Morocco in the west, Niger in the southeast, Mauritania, Mali, and Western Saharan territory in the southwest, and the Mediterranean Sea in the north. In all other African countries, this country has the highest Human Development Index. Being a semi-presidential country it consists of 48 provinces and 1,541 counties.

Holiday in Algeria

Day Date Holiday CommentsT
Friday January 01 New year’s Day
Tuesday January 12 yennayer Breber New Year
Saturday May 01 labour
Wed – Fri May 12 – 14 Eid-ul-fitr The Rnd of Ramadan
Monday July 05 Independence day Independence from France in 1962
Mon – Wed July 19 – 21 Eid-ul-adha Sacrifice Feast
Tuesday August 10 Muharram Islamic New Year
Wed – Thr August 18 – 19 Asura 10th day of Muharram
Monday November 01 Anniversary of the resolution Marks the birth of “National Liberation Front” in 1954
Mon – Tue October 18 – 19 Mawlid

Capital of Algeria

Algiers is the capital f Algeria, also is the largest city of the country and Africa as well. In 2011, the estimated population of the city is 3,500,000. It is located in the north-central region of Algeria along the Mediterranean coast.

President of Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is the current president of Algeria and elected in 1999, April-27. The President is the Head of State, Chief Executive, and commander-in-chief of National Armed Forces.

Prime Minister in Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia is appointed by the President of Algeria as the Prime Minister on 2017, August-16. In Algeria, the Prime Minister serves as the Head of Government.

Population of Algeria

With a population of 42,458,525 individuals, it comes on the 34th rank in the world’s most populated countries. Algeria population is equivalent to 0.55% of the world’s total population.

Algerian Flag

The Algerian flag has two vertical bars of white and green color, along with the five-pointed red star and crescent located in the center.

Algerian Currency

The national currency of Algeria is Dinar. The official code for currency is DZD and commonly use symbol is DA.

Religion of Algeria

The national religion of Algeria is Islam due to the Muslim majority of 97%. Also, 350,000 Christians and 2,000 Jews live here.

Dialing Code of Algeria

The dialing code of Algeria is +213.

Crime Rate in Algeria

Algeria has crime index 50.35 and safety index 49.65 in the world.

Crime Rates Index Number Comments
Crime Level 52.33 Moderate
Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years 59.32 Moderate
Thing stolen & Home Broken cases 47.50 Moderate
Being Mugged & Robbed cases 48.72 Moderate
Car stolen cases 47.69 Moderate
Thing from car stolen cases 55.34 Moderate
Being Attacked worries 44.12 Moderate
Being insulted worries 41.88 Moderate
Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries 22.06 Low
Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases 65.22 High
Property Crimes 56.74 Moderate
Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery 43.28 Moderate

Airports in Algeria

Algeria is the largest country in Africa—which means there is an immense demand for more and more flight operation. Some of the busiest airports are Soummam – Abane Ramdane Airport, Houari Boumediene Airport, Chlef International Airport, Oued Irara-Krim Belkacem Airport, Ain Beida Airport, Noumérat – Moufdi Zakaria Airport, Hassi R’Mel Airport, Sidi Mahdi Airport, Guemar Airport, and L’Mekrareg Airport.

Top Destination of Algeria

Algeria is in the African continent, anyhow the journey from Europe is not the biggest but the difference between continents is noticeable which provide tourist a sense of adventure. Algeria has many stunning places with charming architecture, Mediterranean coast, and a lush blend of landscapes. One of the biggest attractions is the never-ending desert Sahara.

Area of Algeria

Algeria has a total area of 2,381,741 sq Kilometers and ranked as the tenth largest country in the world.

GDP of Algeria

The estimated GDP of Algeria in 2017 was 170.37 billion US Dollars, which is 0.27% of the total world’s economy.

Sports of Algeria

The national sport of Algeria is Football. They have won various Olympic medals and championships. Other sports such as handball, martial arts, basketball, athletics, volleyball, and boxing are also very popular here.


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