Where is Algeria?

Algeria is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 28.033886 and longitude 1.659626 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 28° 2' 1.99'' N
  • 1° 39' 34.65'' E

You can see the location of Algeria on the world map below:

Algeria location on the map pointed out by a flag pin.

Algeria Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Algeria (DZ) are:

  1. Libya (LY)
  2. Mali (ML)
  3. Mauritania (MR)
  4. Morocco (MA)
  5. Niger (NE)
  6. Tunisia (TN)
  7. Western Sahara (EH)

Maritime Borders

Algeria borders with the Mediterranean Sea.

Algeria Related Content

Algeria Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 28.033886
Longitude: 1.659626
Country CodesAlpha 2: DZ
Alpha 3: DZA
Country Flag Emoji🇩🇿
Int. Phone Prefix+213
Capital cityAlgiers
Northern Africa
Country Area2,381,740 sq km
Population 202144,616,626
World Rank: 34
Median Age27.8
Life expectancy76.4
Major languagesArabic (official), French (lingua franca), Berber or Tamazight (official); dialects include Kabyle Berber (Taqbaylit), Shawiya Berber (Tacawit), Mzab Berber, Tuareg Berber (Tamahaq)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.dz
Biggest AirportHouari Boumediene Airport (ALG)
Average temperature22.50 °C
72.50 °F
Administrative Divisions48 provinces
Political systemPresidential system

Algeria Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionMiddle East & North Africa
CurrencyAlgerian Dinar (DZD)
GDP in 2020$145 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 56
GDP per capita in 2020$3,307
World Rank: 128
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, France, United States, Italy, Spain
Top 5 Export CountriesItaly, Spain, France, Turkey, China

Biggest Cities in Algeria

Here are the largest cities in Algeria based on 2021 data:

City Population
Algiers 3,415,811
Oran 852,000
Constantine 448,374
Blida 331,779
Batna 290,645
Setif 288,461
Djelfa 265,833
Annaba 257,359
Sidi Bel Abbes 212,935
Biskra 204,661

Map of Algeria with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region