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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Algiers

Population

35,400,000

Size

2,400,000km²

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Berber

Algeria profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Arabic

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 1

Taoufik Makhloufi Makhloufi wins men's 1500m gold

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi wins the 1500m to secure the first Olympic gold medal of his career.

7 Aug 12

Taoufik Makhloufi Algerian reinstated to Olympics

Men's 800m

6 Aug 12

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi has been reinstated to the Olympics after being excluded for not trying in the 800m

Maria Bertelli of Great Britain Maiden Olympic win for GB women

Women's Volleyball

31 Jul 12

Great Britain's women secure their maiden Olympic volleyball victory as they come from behind to beat African champions Algeria.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Algeria at the Olympics

50 London 2012 ranking

64 Beijing 2008 ranking

1964 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 1 0 0 RANK 16
View the London 2012 medal table for Algeria