Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia.
Industries: petroleum, natural gas, light industries, mining, electrical, petrochemical, food processing.
Geography: second-largest country in Africa (after Sudan)
Area: total: 2,381,740 sq km land: 2,381,740 sq km water: 0 sq km.
Languages: Arabic (official), French, Berber dialects.
National Holiday: Revolution Day, 1 November (1954).
Currency (code): Algerian dinar (DZD).
Population: 34,586,184 (July 2010 est.)
Labor Force: 9.877 million (2009 est.).