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Presentation of Algeria : Geography

Country's official name :
Algeria
Capital:
Algiers
Population of main cities:
Algiers (2,364,300) ; Oran (803,400) ; Constantine (448,100) ; Annaba (342,700) ; Blida (331,800) ; Batna (289,500) ; Djelfa (265,900) ; Setif (252,200) ; Sidi Bel Abbès (210,200) ; Biskra (204,700)
Area:
2,381,741 km²
Type of Climate :
The climate is hot and dry in the south. The temperature is average in the south (27°C), but it often reaches 40°C in summer. The average temperature in the north is 21°C. The rainy season lasts from mid-September to mid-May.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
None
Official Language:
Arabic and the indigenous Berber (Tamazight) language are the official languages. Tamazight was recognised as an official language in February 2016, although Arabic remains the language of government.
Other Languages Spoken:
Most Algerians speak dialectal Arabic. Tamazight is the second national language. French is still used by many Algerians, especially in the administration.
Business Language(s):
French and Arabic are generally the language of business, although some companies use English.

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