Algeria international travel guide

Algeria

Algeria is part of Africa with main city at Algiers. It's usually 🌤️ 26.44 °C in Algeria with a rainfall of 🌧 6.61 mm. Internet speed in Algeria is on average 2.1 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 40M people. The main currency is Algerian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Algeria. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~26.44 °C   🌧 ~6.61 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 40M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Algeria has closed its land borders until further notice. The suspension of domestic and international air and maritime travel remains in place. Some airlines are running special repatriation flights over a limited period. Measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, including curfews, are in place in large cities and provinces. These may change at short notice. You must wear a mask in public spaces, including places of work. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Algeria due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: March 12, 2021

General

🔌 Sockets

Algeria uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Algeria uses the Algerian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code DZD.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 santeems. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1, 1/2 and 1/4 dinars.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Algeria. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Algeria is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Algeria is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 2,912.50 DZD, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Djezzy, Mobilis or Ooredoo. Algeria uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Algeria upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Algeria, dial +, then 213 (the country code for Algeria), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Algeria, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 12 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: April 4, 2021

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