Place Name ALGERIA

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: al-JEER-ee-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

The name of a country in North Africa, named after its capital city ALGIERS.
VARIANTS: Algiers (English), Algeri (Italian), Alger (Romanian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jaza'ir (Arabic), Alger, Algérie (French), Algerien, Algier (German), Argel, Argelia (Spanish)
Entry updated May 31, 2018