Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 190
  • Police: 197
  • Fire dept: 198
Vaccines

Universal vaccination(Diphtheria, Polio, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B ...), Hepatitis A and typhoid.

Health risks

No major risk

Doctor consultation fees
€8
Quality of public medical facilities
Public hospitals lack resources.
Tap water
Do not drink.

Practical information

Capital
Algiers
Major towns and cities
Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Blida, Batna Setif and Djelfa
Official languages
Arabic
GDP
USD 183 billion
Population
37 million
Area
2,381,741 km2
Currency

Algerian Dinar (DZD)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC +0 (1 in summer)
Country code
213 + area code + local number corresponding
International airport

Adrar (AZR), Algiers (ALG), Annaba (AAE), Constantine (CZL), Ghardaia (GHA), Ouargla (HME) Illizi (IAM), Oran (ORN), Tamanrasset (TMR), Tébessa (TEE ), Tlemcen (TLM).

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

January 1: New Year's Day
May 1: Labour Day
July 5: Independence Day
November 1: Anniversary of the Revolution
Islamic New Year: The 1st day of the month of Muharram
Ashura: The 10th day of the month of Muharram
Mawlid: The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad
Eid ul-Fitr: The end of Ramadan
Eid ul-Adha: Sacrifice Feast

Climate
Mediterranean and hot in desert
Best time to visit
May to October
Best places to visit

Algiers
Oran
Tlemcen
Constantine
the M'zab valley

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