Algeria National Day

Algeria National Day

November 1
This national holiday, also known as Revolution Day, commemorates the day in 1954 Algerians began their revolution against the French, who had ruled since 1830. Huge crowds of people celebrate in the capital city of Algiers on the Mediterranean coast.
CONTACTS:
Algerian Embassy
2118 Kalorama Rd. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-265-2800; fax: 202-667-2174
www.algeria-us.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 183
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 198