FACTS & FIGURES
POPULATION
31,736,053 (July 2001 est.)
AREA
Algeria’s total area is 919,590 square miles, almost three times the size of Texas
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, phosphates, uranium, lead, zinc
CURRENCY
Algerian dinar (DZD)
EXCHANGE
1 USD=77.09 DZD (October 2002)
CAPITAL
Algiers
GDP
$171 billion (2000 est.) Purchasing power parity
GDP GROWTH RATE
5% (2000 est.)