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According to shoppingpicks, the months of June, July and August are the warmest in Algeria. Temperatures during these months can reach as high as 40°C (104°F) during the day, while nighttime temperatures usually remain around 20-25°C (68-77°F). This time of year is also characterized by sunny skies and very little rainfall. September brings a transition to cooler temperatures with highs ranging from 25-35°C (77-95°F) and lows around 13-17°C (55-63°F). Rainfall begins to become more common during this month, but it is still quite dry compared to other parts of the year. October marks the start of autumn in Algeria with temperatures ranging from 12-20°C (54-68°F) during the day and 6-14°C (43-57°F) at night. Rainfall is more frequent throughout this month, especially towards the end when storms become more common. In Algeria, a Mediterranean climate prevails only on the Mediterranean coast. Summers are hot (33°C) and dry. In winter it is mild (13°C) and wet. There is 120 mm of rain per winter month. Close to the coast is the small Altlas Mountains. It is logically a bit colder there than on the coast. After the mountains comes the steppe and soon the desert. Temperatures there in summer average 45°C. The sirocco wind can literally throw buckets of sand in your face. In winter it ‘cools down’ to 25°C. It’s bone dry. In the oasis village of In Salah, a maximum of 15 mm of water falls per year. Check a2zgov for Algeria government and politics.

Algeria Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Algeria’s economy is expected to grow by 2.9% in 2022, with unemployment down to 15%, due to higher revenues from oil and gas. Inflation should continue to rise significantly, from 6.6% in 2021 to 10.9% in 2022. However, the structural… Read More »

State Structure and Political System of Algeria

According to microedu, Algeria is a People’s Democratic Republic. The Constitution is in force in 1989, as amended in 1996. Algeria is a centralized state, although local governments have significant powers to manage local affairs. The constitution establishes a two-tier system of administrative-territorial division: the commune and the wilaya (province). Algiers is divided into 48… Read More »

Algeria and Islamic Salvation Front

The violence that since 1992 has relentlessly tormented the Algeria with the terrible toll of over 75,000 deaths (some sources reported as much as 100,000 victims) it was the clearest evidence of the failure of the democratization process initiated in the country at the end of the 1980s. The clash opposed the bloody fanaticism of… Read More »

Algeria Archaeology

Archaeological research in Algeria has led, in recent years, to remarkable results which deserve to be recorded in addition to those shown in the item africa (I, p. 780). Punic archaeology. – One hundred and fifty lead coins, discovered in the Marina quarter in Algiers, revealed their existence in the third and fourth centuries BC. C.… Read More »

Algeria Archaeology and Cinema

Archaeology. – The archaeological research in Algeria has been marked in recent years by a series of reinterpretations and clarifications that have involved individual monumental complexes already known from the early Roman and Christian periods. These types of interventions have been able to count for the Numidian culture on a coordinated research plan, which in… Read More »

Algeria Architecture

Like all its ex-colonies it is important to remember how also for the Algeria France played a decisive role in imposing its own cultural characteristics: for example, in 1933, in Algeria, the first exhibition of the Cité Moderne was held, directly inspired by the examples of Le Corbusier. 1933 was also the year of Le… Read More »

Algeria Arts

As a function of historical fluctuations, the Algeria it has alternately opened to external influences and closed in on itself, preferring the tranquility of autarchy to the various upheavals of foreign currents, which the wide Mediterranean coasts have often conveyed. The contact and contrast between elements of external derivation and local traditions practically knows no… Read More »

Algeria Early History

PREHISTORY The archaic nature of the human presence in Algeria is attested by the Ain Hanech deposit with tools on pebbles attributed to the lower Paleolithic and by the discovery, in Ternifine, of fossil remains (with a probable age of around 700,000 years) referable to Homo erectus, which have made possible the reconstruction of a… Read More »

Algeria Recent History

HISTORY: BIRTH AND EVOLUTION OF THE NATIONALIST MOVEMENT The economic, social and moral consequences of colonization had a heavy impact on traditional Algerian society, causing imbalances and resentments from which the movements of political demand drew strength, first of all that of the Young Algerians (1911) who demanded a more rapid implementation of the assimilation.… Read More »

Algeria History: Islamic Fundamentalism

In this context, the political elections took place at the end of 1991 and in the first round the FIS obtained over 47% of the votes and the certainty of winning an absolute majority in the second round. The result of the first round of the elections of December 1991, in favor of the fundamentalist… Read More »

Algeria Economy

ECONOMY: GENERAL INFORMATION From an economic point of view, Algeria presents itself as one of the most dynamic countries on the African continent. During the French colonization the economy was set up according to the needs and advantages of the colonists, without reaching even the slightest integration with the internal reality, on the contrary creating… Read More »

Algeria Traditions

About half of the Algerian population is still deeply linked to life in the fields and pastoralism; it mainly lives in villages, whose appearance varies considerably as one proceeds inland from the coasts. Along the maritime strip, where among other things the French influence was greater, the classic Mediterranean village prevails, located on the hilly… Read More »

Algeria Arts

The Berber tradition survives above all in Kabylia, a region E of Algiers, where the local dialect (Tamazight) is spoken as the first language. Music is part of everyday life; the most popular genre is the raï, where the lute and other traditional instruments mix with the more modern ones; it is a genre of… Read More »

Algeria Literature Part II

The central characters of the plots are the young Maghrebi from the poorest suburbs in search of social integration. An example of this is Le Gone de Châaba (1986; The boy from the poor neighborhood), written by Azouz Begag (b.1957). Furthermore, the narrative often arrives, through the reconstruction of “exemplary” stories, to the condemnation of… Read More »

Algeria Literature Part I

According to agooddir, Algeria presents a particularly varied cultural framework in which the Kabyle tradition converges, expressed mainly in Berber dialect, of which Marguerite Taos Amrouche (1913-1976) has collected the most beautiful things in an anthology, entitled The magic grain (1966) ; classical Arabic, literary and musical culture; and, finally, French culture. Algeria contributed to… Read More »

Algeria Theater and Cinema

Acording to a2zdirectory, this African country occupies the vast central-eastern section of the Maghreb and it is therefore, in its cultural matrices, a Mediterranean and Islamic country. The Algerian national idea dates back to the time when the country opposed the Ottoman rule, in the 10th century. XVIII; frustrated by French colonization, a stronger national… Read More »