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Algiers

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.

Algiers

الجزائر
View over Algiers
View over Algiers
Official seal of Algiers
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Algiers the White
Location of Algiers within Algeria
Location of Algiers within Algeria
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217
CountryAlgeria
WilayaAlgiers Province
Re-foundedAD 944
Government
 • Wali (Governor)Khalida Toumi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal codes
16000-16132

Twin townsEdit

Algiers has many twin towns all over the world: