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Algiers
الجزائر
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Nickname(s): Algiers the White
Location of Algiers within Algeria
Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.7°N 3.217°E / 36.7; 3.217Coordinates: 36°42′N 3°13′E / 36.7°N 3.217°E / 36.7; 3.217
Country Algeria
Wilaya Algiers Province
Re-founded AD 944
Government
 • Wali (Governor) Khalida Toumi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Postal codes 16000-16132

Algiers is the capital city of Algeria, which is a country in northern Africa. It is on the northern coast of the country. The population of the city is 1,519,570.

Twin towns

Algiers has many twin towns all over the world: