[map of Algeria] [flag of Algeria] 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 See also,
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