The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.
Algeria is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Morocco and Western Sahara to the west, Mauritania,
Mali, and Niger to the south, and Libya and Tunisia to the east.
Land Area in Algeria
Agriculture: 412,520 square kilometres
Forest: 23,299 square kilometres
Desert : 920,000 Square kilometres
National Park: 452,000 Square kilometres
Total Land area: 2,381,740 Square kilometres
There are forty eight provinces in Algeria.
Tamanrasset (Tamanghasset) is the largest province in Algeria covering 556,200 square kilometres,
followed by Adrar province in southwestern Algeria with an area of 424,948 square kilometres. Annaba the smallest province in north east Algeria covering1,439 km2
Algeria has twelve mountains, with Mount Tahat being the highest at 3,003 meters.
Longest River: Chelif River
Largest Lake: Lake Chott Melrhir (6,700 square kilometres)
National Parks: Algeria has Ten national Parks with Ahaggar National Park being the biggest with an area of approximately 450,000 square kilometres in the Saharan Algeria region.