capital city of Algeria
Algiers is the capital city of Algeria, which is a country in northern Africa. It is on the northern coast of the country. The population of the city is 1,519,570. After Algeria beacme independent from France, Algiers became a very important city for anti-colonial activists and revolutionaries from around the world.
Algiers the White
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E|
|• Wali (Governor)||Khalida Toumi|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
The city's name is gotten from the Arabic name al-Jazāʾir (الجزائر), which means "The Islands". This name refers to the four former islands which were off the city's coast before becoming part of the mainland in 1525.
Algiers has many twin towns all over the world:
- ↑ Mokhtefi, Elaine (2018). Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers. Verso. ISBN 9781788730020.
- ↑ "les origines d'alger,conference faite le 16 juin 1941,comite du vieil alger;venis". alger-roi.fr. Retrieved 2021-05-02.
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