Algeria πŸ‡©πŸ‡Ώ

Algiers

Algeria is part of Africa with main city at Algiers. Official languages are Arabic and Berber. Algeria uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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πŸ’± 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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 2,918.36 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.

πŸ“ž 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 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

17

Ambulance

+213 (0) 21-235-050

Fire department

14

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Last updated: July 13, 2019