Overview: The 2nd largest land mass in Africa, and the 11th largest in the world, the official name for Algeria is the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria. The Algerian name is Algiers. Algeria is bordered by Lybia, Tunisia, Niger, Mauritania and Mali, Morocco, the Western Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea. It has an estimated population approaching 35,000,000. 60% of Algerians speak Arabic and the most widely spoken foreign language is French. 95% of Algeria's people follow Islam and approximately 400,000 follow Christianity. Children are educated between the ages of 6 and 15 after which age they can choose to continue their education at university, college or an institute for higher learning. Algeria is one of the members of the United Nations (UN) as well as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the Arab League. Almost 60% of the country's revenue comes from fossil fuels, including natural gas and petroleum. The soil in Algeria is particularly fertile and approximately 25% of Algerian work in the agriculture industry. Olives, grain and tobacco are amongst the largest crops grown. Figs, dates, cork, fruits are also successfully cultivated.
Algeria is divided into 48 provinces, 553 districts and 1,541 municipalities. Usually the largest city in each province gives its' name to the 'seat' and each district and municipality shares the seat's name.
Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Size: slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas, USA
Climate: arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer
Terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain. The majority of the coastal areas are hilly. To the south is the Sahara desert.
Algiers Coast, Algeria
Regions: Algeria is divided into the following regions: Adrar Ain Defla Ain Temouchent Alger Annaba Batna Bechar Bejaia Biskra Blida Bordj Bou Arreridj Bouira Boumerdes Chlef Constantine Djelfa El Bayadh El Oued El Tarf Ghardaia Guelma Illizi Jijel Khenchela Laghouat M'sila Mascara Medea Mila Mostaganem Naama Oran Ouargla Oum el Bouaghi Relizane Saida Setif Sidi Bel Abbes Skikda Souk Ahras Tamanghasset Tebessa Tiaret Tindouf Tipaza Tissemsilt Tizi Ouzou Tlemcen
To search for all types of real estate including houses or homes in Algeria use the Search/Add tab above. Real Estate Agents in Algeria can be found by clicking the Agents tab above and searching our extensive database of residential & commercial real estate agents and new homes builders. General mortgage information is available but we recommend you obtain a specific mortgage quote before proceeding with your purchase. If you have property to sell or rent in Algeria you can advertise it on propertyworld.com free. With hundreds of thousands of real estate listings around the world no site goes further.
Please view a selection of our featured real estate agents.
Real Estate Requirements: If you would like us to send your Algeria real estate requirements to suitable agents please use the Send My Requirements form.
Map of Algeria --->>>
Roman ruins of Timgad
Hanging Bridge, Constantine
Mountain of Chrea, near Blida
Can't find what you're looking for? Try Google Search!
South Africa Real Estate News
||Home rentals soar in Cape Town|
Rental property in Cape Town is literally flying off the shelves according to local agents working in the city.
||Property valuations due for Cape Town home owners|
Residential real estate owners of property in Cape Town have been advised to check the updated municipal property valuations – soon to be issued - in order to avoid overcharging.
||SA welcome rise in real estate workers|
Economies across the globe remain challenged and in the wake of the financial crisis employment opportunities are more limited today’s younger generations are researching different career paths.
||Plans for posh retirement pads in Cape Town|
Mature wealthy property investors looking to purchase a luxury property in Cape Town are well advised to focus their attention on the Oasis retirement resort at Century City.
||Gated communities build across SA|
During the last decade the demand for gated communities throughout the South Africa real estate residential sector has grown to new levels and is expected to mushroom in the years ahead.
||Interest rate cut in SA|
Residential real estate owners of property in South Africa welcomed last week’s announcement from the Reserve Bank as they trimmed 0.5 per cent from the prime interest rate to 8.5 per cent – the lowest level for four decades.
||Subdued property market in SA|
According to one expert prices of property in South Africa dropped in the first part of 2012 in a way not seen for almost thirty years.
||Cape Town properties back in demand|
The results of a recent survey suggest a growing demand for residential property in Cape Town at the end of the second quarter.
||South African real estate starts to slump|
A recently released study covering property in South Africa show that the cost of residential real estate has increased by more than 160 per cent during the last ten years but economic pressure has started to effect market activity.
||Buy now to avoid higher house prices in SA|
Property investors looking to buy a home in the sun and to enjoy the cultural specialties on offer throughout South Africa are advised to buy now before house prices start to escalate.
||Real estate recovery slow and steady in SA|
As the New Year continues to progress several leading South Africa real estate experts believe the residential sector will begin to revive in the months ahead.
||SA Developers concerned over new building regs|
Several leading home construction companies are concerned that new building regulations could add to the woes of the South Africa real estate market by making new build properties much more expensive to produce.
||House prices slashed across South Africa|
Since the New Year there has been a flood of new property listings entering the South Africa real estate market and prices have been cut in order to attract buyers.
||SA agents looking forward to bumper year|
As the New Year gets under way agents selling property in South Africa report an increase in home buyer interest that would seem to indicate a buoyant year ahead for residential property sales.
||South Africa real estate offers value for money|
Real estate investors looking to give Europe a wide berth as the debt crisis continues to threaten the property markets are being urged to check out property in South Africa.
In addition to our informative Property News section we have also created a comprehensive World Guide with useful information about, and interesting photographs of, popular destinations worldwide.
Can't find what you're looking for? Try Google Search!