al-Jumhuriya al-Jazairiya ad-Dimuqratiya ash-Shabiya
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


On 1 Nov. 1954 the National Liberation Front (FLN) went over to open warfare against the French administration and armed forces. For details of history 1958–62 see p. 76 The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1982–83. A cease-fire agreement was reached on 18 March 1962, and Gen. de Gaulle declared Algeria independent on 3 July 1962; the Republic was declared on 25 Sept. 1962.


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information: The Service de Statisque Générale publishes the annual Statistique Générale de l’Algérie, Documents statistiques sur le commerce de l’Algérie (from 1902).Google Scholar
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