Algeria Crossed from East to West by Atlas Mountains – June 14th, 201033.4N 3.8E
Algeria has an area of 919,595 sq mi (2,381,741 sq km) and a population (2009 est.) of around 35,369,000. The capital is Algiers.
Algeria has the second largest land area (after Sudan) on the continent. The coastline has numerous bays, and the country’s rivers are small and generally seasonal. Northern Algeria is mountainous and is crossed from east to west by the Atlas Mountains; its highest point, elevation 7,638 ft (2,328 m), is Mount Chélia.