Capital: Algiers Total Area: 2,381,741 km2 Approximate population: 45,912,477 Location: Northwestern Africa Languages: Arabic, French, Berber Religions: Sunni Muslim Currency: Algerian Dinar Organizations: United Nations, African Union, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries World's 11th largest country Maritime boundaries: Mediterranean Sea Borders: Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia Interesting facts:
- Algeria is the tenth largest country in the world, the first in Africa, the Arab world and the Mediterranean, and the second in the Islamic world after the Republic of Kazakhstan.
- 70% of lawyers and 60% of judges are women. 60% of university students are women. In many families, women are contributing more to the household income than men.
- 30% of the population is under the age of 15.