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Environment of Algeria

In Algeria, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 0.1% of the total energy use. Algeria emits 3.3 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Algeria is 38.


Total land area of Algeria is 2,381,741 km2 (approx. 919,591 mi²). 42000 km2 of Algeria's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 2% of all the land in the country.

Issues Algeria faces

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