Algeria

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Algeria is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres, Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, the world’s largest Arab country, and the largest in Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes (counties). It has the highest human development index of all non-island African countries.

Ancient Algeria has known many empires and dynasties, including ancient Numidians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Umayyads, Abbasids, Idrisid, Aghlabid, Rustamid, Fatimids, Zirid, Hammadids, Almoravids, Almohads, Spaniards, Ottomans and the French colonial empire. Berbers are the indigenous inhabitants of Algeria.

Algeria is a regional and middle power. It supplies large amounts of natural gas to Europe, and energy exports are the backbone of the economy. According to OPEC Algeria has the 16th largest oil reserves in the world and the second largest in Africa, while it has the 9th largest reserves of natural gas. Sonatrach, the national oil company, is the largest company in Africa. Algeria has one of the largest militaries in Africa and the largest defence budget on the continent; most of Algeria’s weapons are imported from Russia, with whom they are a close ally. Algeria is a member of the African Union, the Arab League, OPEC, the United Nations and is a founding member of the Arab Maghreb Union.

On 2 April 2019, president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned after nearly 20 years in power, following pressure from the country’s army after mass protests against Bouteflika’s campaign for a fifth term.

Source : Article Algeria from Wikipédia

The prices in Algeria being quite far from those in France you can organize your trip for a relatively modest budget.

Indeed, for an average budget of 90€ per day, you can organize your trip to Algeria. If you want to spend less, you can manage to have a budget of 57€ per day. For a luxurious trip, plan a budget of 163€ per day.

Algiers is more expensive than the rest of the country, but still very affordable. Be careful, however, some activities can make your budget vary greatly.

Flights from France cost between 200 and 300€ depending on your city of departure.

Low budget

Backpack

Daily expenses for meals with a small budget5€
Daily expenses for accommodation with a small budget50€
Daily expenses for transportation with a small budget2€
Daily expenses for activities with a small budget0€
Average budget

Average

Daily expenses for meals with an average budget10€
Daily expenses for accommodation with an average budget70€
Daily expenses for transportation with an average budget5€
Daily expenses for activities with an average budget5€
High budget

Luxurious

Daily expenses for meals with a big budget20€
Daily expenses for accommodation with a big budget120€
Daily expenses for transportation with a big budget10€
Daily expenses for activities with a big budget13€
Average cost of flights Paris-Algiers  Paris – Algiers210€
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