full name: People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Algeria flag
capital city: Algiers
population: 39,542,166 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Arabic, French, Berber
business language: French and Arabic (main), English rarely
major religion: Islam
intl.dialling code: +213
internet suffix: .dz
time zone: UTC/GMT + 1 hour
currency: 1 dinar = 100 centimes
GDP - real growth rate: 4.1% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $14,300 (2014 est.)
main export: Oil, gas
government: Republic
head of state: President Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA
prime minister: Abdelmalek SELLAL