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  • Culture

    Algeria's culture is strongly influenced by the country's recent history, as well as other aspects such as their literature, music, arts, crafts and religion. Arabic is Algeria's primary language and is spoken by around 82% of the populace. The French colonialism experienced by the country in the past has resulted in French being the second language of many educated Algerians, and English ...

  • Culture

    Music

    When foreigners think of Algerian music, the first genre that springs to mind is rai. Rai music of Algeria has been met with great enthusiasm in France and other European countries. Algeria's music history was largely based on styles from Andalusia that were given a more African feel. Nuubaat music is a combination of already existing music that had a strong Ottoman influence. Hawzii and ...

  • Culture

    Folklore

    As is the case with many cultures around the world, folklore holds a special place in the lives of Algerians. Folklore refers to the traditions, beliefs, practices, tales and myths of Algeria's people that have been passed on orally through generations. Algeria's folklore will give you much insight into the life, way of thinking and perceptions of the country's residents. Folklore in Algeria ...

  • Community

    Ringtones

    If you've recently visited Algeria and would like something to remember the country by, why not join the large number of people who have already downloaded the top Algerian ringtone - the country's national anthem! This beautiful song may stir up feelings of nationalism in the heart of many Algerians and visitors find that this powerful music is universal and will often stir you to remember ...