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Algeria in the 1960’s

Algeria in the 1960’s

New contacts were made between the French government and the National Liberation Front (FLN) in February 1961, which led to secret negotiations in Évian. The possible compromise worried the European extremist circles in Algiers, which reacted with the formation of a Secret Army Organization (OAS): on April 22, 1961 there was an attempt at revolt in Algeria, which failed because the armed forces remained mostly loyal to the government; the action of the OAS continued with attacks in Algeria and…

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Algeria Guide

Algeria Guide

Algeria – country information Country name Algeria Official name People’s and Democratic Republic of Algeria Capital Algiers continent Africa Area 2,381,740 km Population 38 700 000 (2014) Foundation of a state 5. 7. 1962 The highest mountains Tahat 2918 m Longest rivers Chéliff 679 km State system pluralistic republic with a unicameral parliament (currently a transitional military government) The biggest cities Algiers (capital) 2,050,000, Oran 760,000, Constantine 525,000 Official language Arabic Ethnicity/National Composition Arabs 83.2%, Berbers 16.5%, French 0.1%, others…

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