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OTHER SCRIPTS: الجزائر (Arabic), ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ (Tifinagh)
OTHER FORMS: Aljazayir, al-Jazā'ir, Algérie, Dzayer
Meaning & History
Derived Arabic الجزائر (al-Jazā’ir)
meaning "the Islands", the plural of جَزِيرَة (jazīra)
"island". The country's name is of the same etymological origin as its capital city's name, Algiers
. This is the name of a country in North Africa and the Maghreb