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Last verified: Wednesday, 16. June 2021 at 08:28 AM

Algeria Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Algeria

Local Situation: 3.7 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Algeria. We detected travel advisories from 9 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 4.0 / 5

Algeria shares a land border with 7 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Algeria), the Advisory Index is 4 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Libya (5), Mali (4.6), Niger (4.2), Mauritania (3.7), Tunisia (3.6), Morocco with 3.3 and Western Sahara with 0 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Algeria

There are currently 201,600 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Algeria. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 5,694 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Algeria.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Algeria

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Algeria.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Algeria from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.7 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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We currently advise that all New Zealanders do not travel overseas at this time due to the outbreak of COVID-19, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. The global situation remains complex and rapidly changing. International travel can be complicated with fewer international flights available and disruptions to transit routes and hubs. ...

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/algeria

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Germany

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Algerien: Reise- und Sicherheitshinweise (Teilreisewarnung und COVID-19-bedingte Reisewarnung). The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Source: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/algeriensicherheit/219044

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories).

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/algeria

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Cyprus

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta särskild försiktighet - Var vaksam, undvik stora folksamlingar och att röra dig utomhus i mörkret. Följ med lokala nyheter.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/DZ

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til Algeriet pga. COVID-19. Erhvervsrejser anses som nødvendige rejser og kan derfor gennemføres. Færdigvaccinerede og deres medrejsende børn under 18 år samt tidligere smittede med fast bopæl i Danmark er undtaget anbefalingen om, at alle ikke-nødvendige rejser frarådes til orange lande og regioner. De kan derfor ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/algeriet/

Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is a regional information covering specific areas of Algeria.

Issued by: Danish government

Coverage: Det centrale og sydlige Algeriet, herunder Sahara, Tamanrasset, Djanet og regionerne, der grænser op til Mauretanien, Mali, Niger, Libyen og Tunesien pga. en betydelig sikkerhedsrisiko. Kabylien bortset fra de større byer pga. en betydelig sikkerhedsrisiko.

Info: Meget høj sikkerhedsrisiko. Hvis du vælger at rejse, bør du søge professionel rådgivning.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Limited international flights from Algeria have resumed. Domestic flights are operational. On arrival in Algeria you must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result, taken in the 36 hours before departure. Further testing applies on arrival (see 'Travel'). Measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, including curfews, are in place in large cities ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/algeria

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Do not travel to Algeria due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Algeria due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued a Travel Health Notice for Algeria due to COVID-19, indicating ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/algeria-travel-advisory.html

Individual rating changes for Algeria

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Algeria. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Algeria changed from 3.2 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Algeria changed from 3.1 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Algeria changed from 2.9 to 3.1. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Algeria changed from 2.8 to 2.9. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from December 19th 2019

The total rating for Algeria changed from 2.7 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Algeria to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Algeria changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The United States government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 2.0.

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The German government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The Austrian government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 2.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 2.0.

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The Cypriot government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Algeria with a rating of 3.0.

About Algeria

Algeria with its capital Algiers is a country in Africa (Northern Africa), slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas (2,381,740 km²). The country is located Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia. The climate can be described as arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer. The landscape is mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain. With a population of about 33.74 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Algiers
Population about 33.74 million
Size 2.381.740 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas
Common languages Arabic
Currency Dinar (short: DZD)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +213
Internet Top Level Domain .dz
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 DZ
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 DZA
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 12

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Algeria is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • and fertilizer runoff
  • and other industrial effluents is leading to the pollution of rivers and coastal waters
  • becoming polluted from oil wastes
  • desertification
  • dumping of raw sewage
  • in particular
  • inadequate supplies of potable water
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • petroleum refining wastes
  • soil erosion
  • soil erosion from overgrazing and other poor farming practices

Natural hazzards

  • droughts
  • mountainous areas subject to severe earthquakes
  • mudslides and floods in rainy season

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Algeria. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. electrical
  2. food processing
  3. light industries
  4. mining
  5. natural gas
  6. petrochemical
  7. petroleum

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. cattle
  3. citrus
  4. fruits
  5. grapes
  6. oats
  7. olives
  8. sheep
  9. wheat

Algerian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Algeria.

Export products

  1. natural gas
  2. petroleum
  3. petroleum products

Import products

  1. capital goods
  2. consumer goods
  3. foodstuffs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Algeria?

Algeria is currently rated at 3,7 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 9 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Algeria.

Is it safe to travel Algeria in 2021?

The score is rather high (3,7) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Algeria. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Algeria?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 9 individual sources for Algeria.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Algeria?

There are currently 201,600 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Algeria. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 5,694 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Algeria.

What is the size of Algeria?

Algeria has a size of 2,381,740 km² or 919,595 mi² which is slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.