What Is the Capital City of Algeria?

What Is the Capital City of Algeria?

Algiers is the capital city of Algeria and is the country's largest city. It is located in its north-central region on the Mediterranean Sea. It is an important Algerian port. In 2010, Algiers had a population of 3.5 million.

The modern area of the city is located on the bay at sea level. Behind the city there is a steep hill that leads to the ancient city of Icosium. Algiers was founded in 944 at a site that was once a Phoenician outpost and a Roman town. In this area, there is the rue de la Marine, which was once a Roman street.