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Algeria is a country located in North Africa on the Mediterranean Sea.

Capital : Algiers
Language : Araic
Currency :  Dinar
Population : 40 400 000
Area : 2 381 741  km2

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Algeria facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. All museums are closed on Saturday.

2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends Polish tourists to resign from traveling to this country.

3. This country has more than 7,309,000 motor vehicles (181 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The national top-level domain is .dz . There are over 4,640 websites with this extension.

5. The most popular pages with the extension .dz are: google.dz, poste.dz and radioalgerie.dz.

6. In Algeria, as many as 70% of lawyers and 60% of judges are women.

7. In this country there are over 113,655 km of paved roads, including over 1,394 km of express roads (0.18% of all roads in the world).

8. The country has 157 airports, 64 of the paved surface.

9. In this country there are more than 3 973 km of railway tracks.

10. The highest temperature recorded is 50.6 degrees Celsius.

11. Full name of the country – People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria.

12. Roads in Algeria are marked in Arabic and French.

13. It happens that terrorists dressed as policemen block the roads and rob foreigners.


Geography in Algeria

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1. The nearest capital in a straight line from Algiers is Tunis (Tunisia) – 635 km.

2. The furthest capital in a straight line from Algiers is Wellington (New Zealand) – 19141 km.

3. Algeria borders with such countries as: Libya 982 km, Mali 1.376 km, Mauritania 463 km, Morocco 1 559 km, Niger 956 km, Tunisia 965 km.

4. Highest peak of Mount Tahat – 3,003 m above sea level

5. The longest river, Wadi Ash Shah, about 700 km.

6. Algeria is about 7.6 times greater than Poland.

7. Algeria is the gate between Africa and Europe.

8. In Algeria there are 413830 km2 of agricultural land (17% of the country).

9. Tazrouk is the highest located town in the country.

10. 23299 km2 of the country is covered by forests (1%)

11. Over 80% of Algeria is located in the Sahara Desert.


Finance in Algeria

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1. The minimum wage is 18,000 Algerian dinars per month (data from 2012).

2. The amount of income tax in Algeria is 23%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 26% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 19% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 5.9%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 238 461 000 000 (PLN 1 020 613 080 000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 170,000,000,000 (PLN 727,600,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 8.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 20,984,688,000 ,
2018 year was 17.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 30 090,000,000 . To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 745.

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 4,839,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 4,021,000,000 .

9. This country has 2018 over year $97 300,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (1.36% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Algeria has 173,600 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Algeria

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1. During Ramadan, you can not smoke in public places during the day.

2. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

3. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 100 km / h, and on highways 120 km / h.

4. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.2 promile.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 26% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 19% (2018).

7. In Algeria, adulthood is reached at the age of 19.

8. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

9. In this country, a person of 13 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

10. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 24 days.

11. The last death penalty was made in 1993.

12. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from 16 years of age.

13. The legal system in Algeria is based on French and Islamic law.


Education in Algeria

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 83.

4. In this country there are 19.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 7 999 200 people).


Work in Algeria

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1. Thursday and Friday is a day off from work.

2. All shopkeepers and officials have a break at noon.

3. The minimum wage is 18,000 Algerian dinars per month (data from 2012).

4. The amount of income tax in Algeria is 23%.

5. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 11.7% .

6. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 40,900 دج.

7. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 26% (2018).

8. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 24 days.

9. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Algeria

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1. The richest Algerian in 2015 is Issad Rebram, who collected assets in the amount of $3.1 billion.

2. The highest building in the country is a long-wave transmitter in Kenadsa, 357 meters high.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. Sonatrach – a state-owned oil company is the largest company in Africa.

5. Highest peak of Mount Tahat – 3,003 m above sea level

6. The longest river, Wadi Ash Shah, about 700 km.

7. Tazrouk is the highest located town in the country.

8. It is the largest country in Africa.

9. The lowest temperature: -20 °C was measured in Batna.

10. The highest temperature: 50.6 °C was measured in Salah.


Army in Algeria

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 30 place,
2018 > year – 23 place.

2. There are over 520,000 professional soldiers and 272,300 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 1000 tanks, 1700 > armored vehicles, 400 jet aircraft and 180 helicopters,
2018 year – 2405 tanks, 6750 armored vehicles, 526 jet aircraft and 280 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 10,000,000,000 ,
2018 year – $ 10,570,000,000 .

5. The naval fleet …
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Society in Algeria

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1. In Afghanistan, an average person consumes about 0.7 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 63%, then wine – 35%, and other alcoholic beverages – 2%.

3. In 2013, 4 540 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,020,000 people).

5. The average IQ level is 83.

6. 25% of people live on less than $2 a day.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.8 children.

8. In this country over 11,000,000 (2015) 18 580 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 46% of the population).

9. Around 11,000,000 (2015) 19,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

10. The population density is 15.8 people / km2.

11. The main religion is Islam, 96.7%.

12. The average age of people living in this country is 27.5 years old.

13. In this country there are approximately:
11,595,000 people (28.7%) in the age range 0-14 years.
26 583 000 people (65.8%) in the age range 15-64 years.
2,222,000 people (5.5%) over 65 years old.

14. In this country, about 956,000 children are born each year (2.4% of the population), and about 174,000 people die (0.4% of the population).

15. 76 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

16. 59% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

17. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 65 cigarettes a month.

18. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.4 years (women – 77.7 years and men – 70.1 years).


Symbols of Algeria

1. The national animal is a desert fennec.

2. National football is football.

3. The national dish is couscous.


Famous people in Algeria

1. The French footballer Zinedine Zidane has Algerian roots.


Sport in Algeria

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1. The French footballer Zinedine Zidane has Algerian roots.

2. National football is football.


History of Algeria

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1. Independence from France obtained on July 5, 1962.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1962.

3. He joined the United Nations on October 8, 1962.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Algeria?

The highest peak in Algeria is Tahat (3003 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Algeria?

The largest river in Algeria is Wadi Asz-Szalif, about 700 km.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Algeria?

The largest lake in Algeria is Chott Melghir.

answer: Marta


Which Algeria has national colors?

National colors: green, white and red.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a desert fennec.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Algeria?

Algeria borders with such countries as: Libya 982 km, Mali 1,376 km, Mauritania 463 km, Morocco 1,559 km, Niger 956 km, Tunisia 965 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27.5 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 18,000 Algerian dinars per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Algeria?

The population density is 17 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “From the people and for the people.”

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 50.6 ° C was measured in Salah.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -20 ° C was measured in Batna.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta