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Welcome to the Google Map of Algeria and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Algeria with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Algeria through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Algeria and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Algeria starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Algeria

Administrative divisions: 48 provinces (wilayat , singular - wilaya); Adrar , Ain Defla , Ain Temouchent , Alger , Annaba , Batna , Bechar , Bejaia , Biskra , Blida , Bordj Bou Arreridj , Bouira , Boumerdes , Chlef , Constantine , Djelfa , El Bayadh , El Oued , El Tarf , Ghardaia , Guelma , Illizi , Jijel , Khenchela , Laghouat , Mascara , Medea , Mila , Mostaganem , M'Sila , Naama , Oran , Ouargla , Oum el Bouaghi , Relizane , Saida , Setif , Sidi Bel Abbes , Skikda , Souk Ahras , Tamanghasset , Tebessa , Tiaret , Tindouf , Tipaza , Tissemsilt , Tizi Ouzou , Tlemcen
Area: total: 2 ,381 ,740 sq km land: 2 ,381 ,740 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: After more than a century of rule by France , Algerians fought through much of the 1950s to achieve independence in 1962. Algeria's primary political party , the National Liberation Front (FLN) , has dominated politics ever since. Many Algerians in the subsequent generation were not satisfied , however , and moved to counter the FLN's centrality in Algerian politics. The surprising first round success of the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) in the December 1991 balloting spurred the Algerian army to intervene and postpone the second round of elections to prevent what the secular elite feared would be an extremist-led government from assuming power. The army began a crackdown on the FIS that spurred FIS supporters to begin attacking government targets. The government later allowed elections featuring pro-government and moderate religious-based parties , but did not appease the activists who progressively widened their attacks. The fighting escalated into an insurgency , which saw intense fighting between 1992-98 and which resulted in over 100 ,000 deaths - many attributed to indiscriminate massacres of villagers by extremists. The government gained the upper hand by the late-1990s and FIS's armed wing , the Islamic Salvation Army , disbanded in January 2000. However , small numbers of armed militants persist in confronting government forces and conducting ambushes and occasional attacks on villages. The army placed Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA in the presidency in 1999 in a fraudulent election but claimed neutrality in his 2004 landslide reelection victory. Longstanding problems continue to face BOUTEFLIKA in his second term , including the ethnic minority Berbers' ongoing autonomy campaign , large-scale unemployment , a shortage of housing , unreliable electrical and water supplies , government inefficiencies and corruption , and the continuing activities of extremist militants. The 2006 merger of the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC) with al-Qaida (followed by a name change to al-Qaida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb) signaled an increase in bombings , including high-profile , mass-casualty suicide attacks targeted against the Algerian government and Western interests. Algeria must also diversify its petroleum-based economy , which has yielded a large cash reserve but which has not been used to redress Algeria's many social and infrastructure problems.
Flag description: two equal vertical bands of green (hoist side) and white; a red , five-pointed star within a red crescent centered over the two-color boundary note: the crescent , star , and color green are traditional symbols of Islam (the state religion)
Capital: name: Algiers geographic coordinates: 36 45 N , 3 03 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: arid to semiarid; mild , wet winters with hot , dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot , dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer
Currency code: Algerian dinar (DZD)
Ethnic groups: Arab-Berber 99% , European less than 1% note: almost all Algerians are Berber in origin , not Arab; the minority who identify themselves as Berber live mostly in the mountainous region of Kabylie east of Algiers; the Berbers are also Muslim but identify with their Berber rather than Arab cultural heritage; Berbers have long agitated , sometimes violently , for autonomy; the government is unlikely to grant autonomy but has offered to begin sponsoring teaching Berber language in schools
Geographic coordinates: 28 00 N , 3 00 E
Geography note: second-largest country in Africa (after Sudan)
Government type: republic
Imports partners: France 19.1% , China 9.2% , Italy 8.7% , Spain 6.1% , US 5.6% , Germany 5.5% , Turkey 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .dz
Land boundaries: 998 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 6 ,343 km border countries: Libya 982 km , Mali 1 ,376 km , Mauritania 463 km , Morocco 1 ,559 km , Niger 956 km , Tunisia 965 km , Western Sahara 42 km
Languages: Arabic (official) , French , Berber dialects
Location: Northern Africa , bordering the Mediterranean Sea , between Morocco and Tunisia
Map references: Africa
National holiday: Revolution Day , 1 November (1954)
Nationality: noun: Algerian(s) adjective: Algerian
Natural hazards: mountainous areas subject to severe earthquakes; mudslides and floods in rainy season
Population: 33 ,769 ,668 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99% , Christian and Jewish 1%
Terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow , discontinuous coastal plain
Unemployment rate: 11.8% (2007 est.)

Capital of Algeria

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Places in Algeria

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Algeria below. Places in country Algeria are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Adrar Province (163 + I Google map locations)
Aïn Defla Province (186 + I Google map locations)
Aïn Témouchent Province (75 + I Google map locations)
Algiers Province (75 + I Google map locations)
Annaba Province (178 + I Google map locations)
Batna Province (257 + I Google map locations)
Béchar Province (51 + I Google map locations)
Béjaïa Province (267 + I Google map locations)
Biskra Province (94 + I Google map locations)
Blida Province (84 + I Google map locations)
Bordj Bou Arréridj Province (153 + I Google map locations)
Bouira Province (132 + I Google map locations)
Boumerdès Province (175 + I Google map locations)
Chlef Province (444 + I Google map locations)
Constantine Province (160 + I Google map locations)
Djelfa Province (52 + I Google map locations)
El Bayadh Province (28 + I Google map locations)
El Oued Province (58 + I Google map locations)
El Tarf Province (44 + I Google map locations)
Ghardaïa Province (12 + I Google map locations)
Guelma Province (53 + I Google map locations)
Illizi Province (16 + I Google map locations)
Jijel Province (136 + I Google map locations)
Khenchela Province (59 + I Google map locations)
Laghouat Province (27 + I Google map locations)
M'Sila Province (224 + I Google map locations)
Mascara Province (359 + I Google map locations)
Medea Province (282 + I Google map locations)
Mila Province (73 + I Google map locations)
Mostaganem Province (208 + I Google map locations)
Naama Province (19 + I Google map locations)
Oran Province (141 + I Google map locations)
Ouargla Province (55 + I Google map locations)
Oum el-Bouaghi Province (97 + I Google map locations)
Relizane Province (450 + I Google map locations)
Saida Province (38 + I Google map locations)
Sétif Province (308 + I Google map locations)
Side Bel Abbes Province (78 + I Google map locations)
Skikda Province (152 + I Google map locations)
Souk Ahras Province (41 + I Google map locations)
Tamanghasset Province (30 + I Google map locations)
Tébessa Province (43 + I Google map locations)
Tiaret Province (201 + I Google map locations)
Tindouf Province (2 + I Google map locations)
Tipaza Province (205 + I Google map locations)
Tissemsilt Province (43 + I Google map locations)
Tizi Ouzou Province (359 + I Google map locations)
Tlemcen Province (186 + I Google map locations)

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