Algeria international travel advice

Landscape view of Algeria

Algeria 🇩🇿

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   🌤️ ~12.06 °C   🌧 ~9.99 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 40M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

There are frequent protests in Algeria that can become violent. Civil unrest is on the rise. Protests are illegal in Algiers. Avoid large public gatherings and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven't changed our overall level of advice: Reconsider your need to travel to Algeria overall, due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher and lower levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: December 24, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

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: January 1, 2020