Pieds-Noirs

The Pieds-Noirs, singular Pied-Noir, are the people of French and other European origin who were born in Algeria during the period of French rule from 1830 to 1962, the vast majority of whom departed for mainland France or Corsica as soon as Algeria gained...

Algeria, wine

Algeria, wine: See Algeria. Wine production 1995: 85,000 ha producing 571,000 hl (Onivins 2001). 1996: 62,000 ha producing 392,000 hl (Onivins 2001). 1997: 56,000 ha producing 357,000 hl (Onivins 2001). 1998: 56,000 ha producing 360,000 hl (Onivins...

Algeria

Algeria is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It became independent of France in 1962. Capital city: Algiers, also Algeria’s most populous city. Algiers is located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. Size: With an area of...