About the Embassy
Language: The official language is Arabic.
French is widely used in business relations. Most Algerians are
bilingual and many speak English as well.
Currency: The National currency is the
Algerian Dinar (DA) subdivided into Centimes (1 DA=100 Centime).
US $ 1= DA 72.58.
Weights and Measures: The MKSA (Meter,
Kilograms, Second, Ampere) system is used in Algeria.
Local Time: GMT + 1
Workdays: Workdays are from Saturday to
Wednesday except for banks and insurance companies that are open
from Sunday to Thursday. The weekend is Thursday and Friday (Friday
and Saturday for banks and insurance companies).