General information

Algeria flag

Official Designation
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Capital and seat of Government
Algiers
Administrative Organization
Chief of State
48 Wilayas, 535 Daira
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Chief of Government
Ahmed Ouyahia
Political System
Unitary semi-presidential republic
Area
Geographic Location
2,381,741 km(919,595 sq mi)
Frontiers
Geopolitical Spaces
Climate
Timezone
Population
North Africa
Tunisia, Mali, Libya, Niger, Morocco, Mauritania
African, Arabic, Mediterranean
Mediterranean climate on the north, desertic climate on the south
GMT+1 (winter)/ GMT (summer)
42, 2 millions (january 2018)
Demographic Density
15.9/km2 (41.2/sq mi)
Predominant Religion
Sunni Islam
Official language
Most spoken language
 International dialing code
Arabic (the Tamazigh is considered as a national language)
Internet domain
National Anthem
Currency
French
+213
.DZ
Kassaman
Algerian Dinar (DZD)
GDP at market prices
177,8 billion dollars (2018)
GDP per capita
Week days
Holidays
4 190 dollars
Sunday to Thursday
National:
- Independence Day (5th of july)
- War of National Liberation (1st of november)
Civil:
- Labour Day (1st of May)
- New Year (1st of january)
Religious:
- Aid-El-Fitr (2 days)
- Ai-El-Adha (2 days)
- Awwal Moharram
- Achoura
- El-Mawlid El-nabaoui

 

For more information about the country, please check the website of the "Portal das Comunidades" about l'Algeria.

 

Market sheet

Basic information on the market, which enables a first contact with its economic reality, bilateral relations with Portugal and the legislative and regulatory framework of foreign trade (imports) and foreign investment Market Sheet

Market Guide

Useful information to economic operators wishing to make business trips to Algeria. Among the topics covered are a presentation of the country, practical information, recommendations for negotiating with local agents, main fairs/congresses and useful addresses Practical Guide to Market's Access

 

Para mais informações contactar Secção Económica e Comercial/AICEP em Argel, através dos seguintes contactos:

Telefone: +213(0)21791920
Fax: +213(0)21791885
E-mail: aicep.argel@portugalglobal.pt
Site: http://www.portugalglobal.pt/PT/Paginas/Index.asp

 

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