Algeria travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules


Algeria is part of Africa with main city at Algiers. Its Developing country with a population of 40M people. The main currency is Algerian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is the formal name of Algeria It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~13.18 °C   🌧 ~9.98 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 40M people


⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

Presidential elections will take place on 12 December 2019. The security situation in the lead up to, during and soon after the election may be unpredictable.  Avoid large public gatherings and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven’t changed our level of advice – ‘Reconsider your need to travel’ to Algeria overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Excersise high degree of caution to Algiers. Do not travel to Within 450 kilometres of borders with Mali and Niger. Do not travel to Within 100 kilometres of borders with Mauritania, Libya and Tunisia .

issued date: September 23, 2019


🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic


💱 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.


📡 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 .


🆘 Emergency







Fire department


Last updated: December 5, 2019