People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

Ministry of Industry and Mines

Intermediation and Land Regulation National Agency
A delegation of the ANIREF carried out a mission at the AFI

As part of the...

The Minister of Industry and Mines invites American enterprises to invest in Algeria
The rehabilitation program of activity and industrial zones entrusted to the ANIREF
Official Name: People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Capital: Algiers
Location: North Africa
Area: 2 381 741 km²
Coastline: 1200 Km of coasts on the Mediterranean sea
Bordering countries: Tunisia,  Mali, Niger, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara
Regime: Presidential
Administrative organization: 48 Wilayas, 600 Daïras
Main cities: Algiers, Oran,, Constantine, Annaba, and other administrative centers of wilayas
Time zone: GMT+1
Climate: Mediterranean in the  north, semi-arid in the highlands and saharan in the south

  • 39,5 millions of inhabitants (to January 1st, 2015)
  • Growth rate:              2,15 %
  • Urban population (2012) :       73,7 %
  • Labor force (2013) :          30,9% of the total population
  • Literacy rate (2012) :   85 %
  • Per GDP capitale (2014) : 5290 USD
Week-end: Friday and Saturday
Workingdays: From Sunday to Thursday     
  • Banks cash desks close at 3 pm
  • From 8 am to4.30 pm
  • Post offices and civil registry offices close at  6 pm

·         National celebrations:

  • National Independence Day: July 5th
  • Celebration of the outbreak of the liberation war: November 1st

·         Civil celebrations:

  • Labor Day: May 1st
  • New Year’s day: January 1s

·         Religious celebrations :

  • Feast of the break of fast-2 days
  • Sacrifice feast-2 days
  •  Islamic new year
  • Achoura
  • The Prophet nativity


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