Culture of Algeria
People in Algeria speak the Arabic language. The linguistic diversity of Algeria is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Algeria is 0.4427. The followers of Islam are the religious majority in the country. 73% of Algeria's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Algeria. The rate of urbanization in Algeria is considered to be 2.5. According to data on inbound tourists in Algeria, 2,634,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Algeria is called 'Kassaman', which in English means 'We Pledge'. It was adopted in 1962. The lyrics have been written by Moufdi Zakaria and the music has been composed by Mohamed Fawzi.
Around 16% of the population of Algeria are obese.
Each year, the people of Algeria consume 0.3 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 62.6% beer, 35.4% wine, 0% distilled spirits, 2% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Algeria is couscous.