Algerias' Flag
Algrerias' flag
It was most recently adopted on 3 July 1962 and has a vertical band of green on the left side and a vertical band of white on the right side. In the center of the flag there is a red crescent and star. The crescent and star are traditional symbols of the Islamic faith. White, green, and red are traditional Arab colors.
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  • Algeria is the second largest country in Africa; it is about three times the size of Texas
  • About 90 percent of Algeria's population lives in the northern coastal region
  • Algerians wash their hands and say Bismi Allah, which means "In the name of God" before eating
  • The life expectancies for males is 71 and 74 for females.
  • The currency is Algerian dinar
  • 919,590 square miles
  • Only 3 percent of Algeria's land is arable.
  • Their language is arabic
  • Tamazight is also a national language