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Introducing Algiers


Algiers, which means “islands” in Arabic, is the capital of Algeria, the biggest country in Africa. For thousands of years, this ancient city, located near the Atlas Mountains in North Africa, has hosted numerous civilizations including the Egyptians, Romans, Ottomans, and latterly the French until Algeria gained independence in 1962.

Algiers is known for:


History and Art Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Blida (45 km)
Tiaret (321 km)
Bejaia (204 km)
CURRENCY
Algerian Dinar (DZD)

COUNTRY CODE
+213

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€0.81

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€20.54

Average Temperature

Algiers airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can reach the city center from the airport using the ITUSA bus service. Between 07.00-17.30 , you can also use the passenger shuttle buses that travel between the airport and the city center. The distance between the airport and the city center is 27 km and your journey should take approximately 55 minutes.

Average time from airport: 55 minutes

Distance from airport: 27 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the passenger shuttle or public bus service, you can get to the city center using the 24/7 taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 2200 Algerian dinar.

Average taxi price: 2200 Algerian dinar

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