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Area: 2,381,741 sq km
Capital: Algiers
Population: 37.1 million inhabitants (2011)

Travel warning
Current status: All non-essential travel to Algeria are advised.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
April, May, September and October are the best months to travel to Algeria. In these months you have the least affected by rain, sandstorms and high temperatures.


Arabic is the official language in Algeria. In addition, various Berber languages ​​(including Tamazight, Kabyl) and French.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Algeria.
A visa is required. You can apply online or in person at the Embassy of Algeria in The Hague.
Note: Your passport must not contain any mark of Israel.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Algeria: .
Algerian Embassy in Netherlands: .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Algeria, it is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
In Algeria paid by the Algerian dinar (DZD).

Traffic and route
In Algeria you must drive on the right side of the road.

In Algeria, the same plugs and sockets used in the Netherlands.


Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Algeria can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Algeria can be found on Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Algeria end in .dz.
Algeria's official website: .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Algeria.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Algeria.

An overview of all the holidays in Algeria can be found on .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Algeria can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Algeria can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.




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