HyperDic: democratic_and_popular_republic_of_algeria

English > 1 sense of the expression Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria:
NOUNlocationDemocratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, Algeria, Algeriea republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim
English > Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s.
SynonymsAlgeria, Algerie
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Member ofArab LeagueAn international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural / cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries, OPECAn organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
MembersAlgerianA native or inhabitant of Algeria
Part ofMaghreb, MahgribThe region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
PartsAlgiers, Algerian capitalAn ancient port on the Mediterranean
AnnabaA port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
Atlas MountainsA mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert
BatnaA town in north central Algeria
BlidaA city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
ConstantineA walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers
DjanetA desert town in southeastern Algeria
Hippo, Hippo RegiusAn ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
OranA port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
RegganeA town in central Algeria
TimgadAn ancient town founded by the Romans
TimimounA town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains
Region ofArmed Islamic Group, GIAA terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992
Salafist Group, Salafast Group for Call and Combat, GSPCAn Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group
SpanishAlgeria, Argelia, República Argelina Democrática y Popular

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