Algerians


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Algerians

 

a nation forming the basis of the population of Algeria (11.9 million, 1966 census). They speak the Algerian dialect of Arabic. Their religion is Sunnite Islam. Ethnically the Algerians are a mixture of Arabs and Berbers. The national liberation movement of 1954–62 and the achievement of Algerian independence in 1962 played a great role in the formation of the Algerian nation.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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