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

FridayJanuary 01New year’s Day
TuesdayJanuary 12yennayerBreber New Year
SaturdayMay 01labour
Wed – FriMay 12 – 14Eid-ul-fitrThe Rnd of Ramadan
MondayJuly 05Independence dayIndependence from France in 1962
Mon – WedJuly 19 – 21Eid-ul-adhaSacrifice Feast
TuesdayAugust 10MuharramIslamic New Year
Wed – ThrAugust 18 – 19Asura10th day of Muharram
MondayNovember 01Anniversary of the resolutionMarks the birth of “National Liberation Front” in 1954
Mon – TueOctober 18 – 19Mawlid

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 RatesIndex NumberComments
Crime Level52.33Moderate
Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years59.32Moderate
Thing stolen & Home Broken cases47.50Moderate
Being Mugged & Robbed cases48.72Moderate
Car stolen cases47.69Moderate
Thing from car stolen cases55.34Moderate
Being Attacked worries44.12Moderate
Being insulted worries41.88Moderate
Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries22.06Low
Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases65.22High
Property Crimes56.74Moderate
Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery43.28Moderate

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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