Languages of Algeria

Languages of Algeria Last updated on Monday 19th April 2010

Arabic is the primary language of around 82% of the populace. Most of the rest of population speak various Berber dialects with Arabic as a second language.

French colonialism left French as the second language of many educated Algerians; English is rarely spoken. The Tuareg tribes in the south of the country speak two Berber dialects.

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