Algeria, officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia; to the east by Libya; to the southeast by Niger; to the southwest by Mali, Mauritania, and Western Sahara; to the west by Morocco; and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. It is considered part of the Maghreb region of North Africa. It has a semi-arid geography, with most of the population living in the fertile north and the Sahara dominating the geography of the south. Algeria covers an area of 2,381,741 square kilometers (919,595 sq mi), making it the world’s tenth-largest nation by area, and the largest nation in Africa, being more than 200 times as large as the smallest country in the continent, The Gambia. With a population of 44 million, Algeria is the tenth-most populous country in Africa, and the 32nd-most populous country in the world.
The capital and largest city is Algiers, located in the far north on the Mediterranean coast. The history of Algeria is rich and complex, with various empires and dynasties ruling over the region throughout the centuries. In the 19th century, Algeria was colonized by France and remained a French colony until it gained independence in 1962. The country has since faced a number of political and social challenges, including civil war and economic instability. Write for us Algeria sites