What is the capital of Algeria?
Algiers or al-Jazā'ir is the capital and largest city of Algeria. The city is located on the bay of Algiers on the Mediterranean Sea. It leans against the hills bordering the Mitidja plain. Algiers is a political, university and cultural centre. The city is industrialized and has a commercial port. Algiers has about 2.3 million inhabitants. The agglomeration is populated by nearly 6.8 million people.