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Capital:
Algiers
Government:
Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Abdelmadjid Tebboune
Economy:
  • Hydrocarbons (natural gas, oil) contribute ~60% of budget revenues, 30% of GDP, and over 95% of export earnings.
  • Ranks 16th in the world in oil reserves.
Population:
42,972,878 (2020)
Land Size:
2.4 million sq km (919,595 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Arab-Berber: 99%
  • European: 1%
Religions:
  • Sunni Islam (state religion): 99%
  • Christianity and Juddaism: 1%
Languages(s):
  • Arabic (official)
  • French
  • Tamazight (Kabylie)
  • Other Berber dialects