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( AL-JEZAIR or Al-Jaza'ir )

A French colonial campaign in the 19th century led to French control in 1902. Guerrilla war from 1954 to 1962 with French forces by the National Liberation Front led to independence in 1962. Postage stamps have been issued since 1924.

Ministere des Postes et Telecommunications

and via Ask Phil:
M. Ali Younsioui, Directeur
Ministere des Postes et Tel.
16027 Alger, Algeria
Dirrection des Services Postaux
Agence Comptable des Timbres-Poste
4, BD Krim Belkacem
16000, Alger-Gare, Algeria

Malte reports:
La Poste,
Service des Valeurs Postaux et Philat�lie,
Recette Principale,

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CIA data on Algeria
Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Independence: 5 July 1962 (from France)
National holiday: Anniversary of the Revolution, 1 November (1954)

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