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General Information

The official languages of Algeria are Arabic, Berber.

The national currency of Algeria is Dinar (DZD).

1 DZD equals  .
equals  DZD.

Location

Algeria

The distance from to Algeria is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Algeria. Exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Algeria is 54. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 1548 to call the police in Algeria.

LGBT

The law criminalizes public indecency and consensual same-sex sexual relations between adult men and women with penalties that include imprisonment of six months to three years and a fine of DZD 1,000 to DZD 10,000 ($8.50 to $85). The law also stipulates penalties that include imprisonment of two months to two years and fines of DZD 500 to DZD 2,000 ($4.25 to $17) for anyone convicted of having committed a "homosexual act." If a minor is involved, the adult may face up to three years' imprisonment and a fine of DZD 10,000 ($85).

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Algeria should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Algeria:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Malaria
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Algeria to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Algeria differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Algeria, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Algeria and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 53–79°F  /  12–26°C 32% 0%
Sat November 09 52–74°F  /  11–23°C 42% 0%
Sun November 10 43–72°F  /  6–22°C 37% 1%
Mon November 11 44–61°F  /  7–16°C 51% 13%
Tue November 12 42–62°F  /  5–17°C 53% 1%
Wed November 13 42–68°F  /  6–20°C 46% 0%
Thu November 14 43–73°F  /  6–23°C 47% 0%
Fri November 15 46–75°F  /  8–24°C 40% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:05 am and sets at 06:01 pm. This equates to 10.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Algeria, it is in . When the sun sets in Algeria, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Algeria is 25.00 DZD. Every kilometer costs an additional 36.00 DZD. Every hour of waiting time costs 500.00 DZD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Algeria.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 36.00 DZD in Algeria.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 634.23 DZD.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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