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View over Algiers
View over Algiers
Official seal of Algiers
Nickname(s): Algiers the White
Location of Algiers within Algeria
Location of Algiers within Algeria
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.700°N 3.217°E / 36.700; 3.217
Country Algeria
Wilaya Algiers Province
Re-founded AD 944
 • Wali (Governor) Khalida Toumi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postal codes 16000-16132

Algiers is the capital city of Algeria, which is a country in northern Africa. It is on the northern coast of the country. The population of the city is 1,519,570.

Twin towns[change | change source]

Algiers has many twin towns all over the world: