Day 23

DECEMBER | 2021

Algeria

PRAYER FOR THIS COUNTRY

We declare the Lord’s mighty rule over Algeria and bless the people with love revealed through the advent of Jesus Christ. We pray for the churches to bring hope into the lives of the Algerians for a better tomorrow with real transformation. May He arouse Christian Believers to unite and proclaim the life-transforming love and saving power of Jesus Christ to people. Make this your prayer for the people of Algeria: Gracious Lord, the God of hope, fill the people with all joy and peace so they may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit (The Bible, Romans 15:13).

MORE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY

Algeria is listed in 24th position in the World Watch report 2021 by Open Doors for Christian persecution. Abdelmadjid Tebboune is the president of Algeria and Aymen Benabderrahmane is the prime minister. Algeria is the largest nation in Africa. The Berbers were the native people and the nation’s first inhabitants. Islamic expansions during the 8th and 11th centuries were highly influential, as the new religion and Arabic language were brought to the region.

CHIEF OF STATE
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune
HEAD OF GOV.
President Abdelaziz Djerad
POPULATION
39,542,000
CHRISTIANS
1.5%
EVANGLICAL CHRISTIANS
1.4%
DOMINANT RELIGION
Islam
PERSECUTION RANKING
24
REFUGEES
99,005
LIFE EXPECTANCY
75.41 yrs
LITERACY RATE
91.8%
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE
23%