Northern Africa country bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia. Socialist republic based on French and Islamic law. The country is 99% Sunni Muslim, the official state religion, with the remainder being Christian or Jewish. With of a population of over 32 million, there are around 5,000 Catholics.
Ecclesiastically the country is governed by the archdiocese of
and the dioceses of
- World Fact Book
- patron saints index: Algeria
- patron saints index: Oran, AlgeriaNew Catholic Dictionary