Asked in War and Military History
War and Military History
How many algerians went to France after the algerian war of independence?
Asked in France
How many Algerians are living in France?
There are different estimations about the numbers of Algerians in France. The French national body of statistics INSEE puts the figure at 1.7 million Algerian nationals. People born before Algerian independence in 1962 are not included, since they weren't at the time any Algerians, but only French citizens. In the number are included only the people holding Algerian citizenship, or dual Algerian-French citizenship. The people of Aglerian descent, holding French citizenship only, aren't included (since they are only French). The largest estimate, by an...
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Algeria
What languages are spoken in Algeria?
Arabic is the sole official language of Algeria. French, the language introduced during the period of colonial rule (1830-1962) by France, is also used in business and education. A minority of Algerians speak a Berber language known as Kabyle. Officially and generally on the whole, Algerians speak Arabic, in particular Algerian Arabic. However, the Algerian government also recognizes Berber languages, whose speakers are known as Imazighen. Tamazight is also recognized. Also, from colonial rule, many Algerians speak French. The first language they speak is algerian...
Are there many diseases in Algeria?
No, There is not many diseases- they are a lot. Poor Algerians they have to suffer it. I typed it in the Internet search and I clicked on BBC News something located to diseases and it said that Algerian people fear of a disease called Cholera- Its only in Algeria- LUCKY WE DON'T LIVE THERE!! ...
Asked in History of France, History of Africa, Algeria
How did Algeria gain its independence?
Algeria gained its independence by fighting the colonial power, France, in an extremely bitter war fought in two stages between 1954 and 1962. In 1962 just over a million French settlers fled (or were expelled) and many Algerians who had worked with the French were tortured and/or lynched ... There's an excellent film (in the style of a documentary) on the later phases of the war. It is known by the titles Bataille d'Alger and Battaglia di Algeri or in English: Battle...
Asked in World War 2, Algeria
Did Algeria ever have wars?
Yes, there have been many wars for thousands of years in North Africa. Most recently the Algerians fought for years to regain their independence from France, a war which culminated in the creation of the modern, independent state of Algeria in 1961. Many Algerians fought as part of the French military in WWII. The first land combat against the Germans after the US entered WWII involved landings in Morocco and Algeria November 8, 1942. There was not much actual combat in Algeria,...
Asked in Languages and Cultures
What languages do algerian people talk?
Algerian colloquial Arabic is spoken as a native or as a second language language by more than 83% of the population; of these, over 65% speak Algerian Arabic and around 10% Hassaniya. Algerian Arabic is spoken as a second language by many Berbers. However, in the media and on official occasions the spoken language is Standard Arabic.(source wikipedia) ...
Why was it so difficult for Algeria to gain independence?
In Algeria, France had a combination of a fully-entrenched colonial infrastructure, virtual control of the economy, and a determination by Algerian-born Frenchmen not to yield to majority rule. Algeria had been a French possession for 125 years at the end of World War II, when the move to decolonialize Africa was in process. France had seized parts of the country in 1830, made it a military territory in 1834, and by 1848 declared that it was legally part of France (the resident native...
How did Americans act towards the French Revolution?
It was a divisive issue because most US Citizens had strong ties with the UK even though they treasured their independence from the Mother Country. France had been the savior of the Nation in the War for American Independence and many felt that they had an obligation to provide direct assistance to France. ...
Asked in Definitions, Flags
What is the meaning of each color on the Algerian flag?
According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Algerian flag represent the following: * White - peace and honesty * Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance * The color green on the Algerian flag is a traditional symbol of the state religion of Islam Obtained from the "Flags and Nations of the World Index" website. ...
Asked in Vietnam War, Germany in WW2, France in WW2
Why did France invade Vietnam?
Before the Japanese occupation of Vietnam during the Second World War, the country had been part of the French Empire. When the Japanese surrendered, France wanted Vietnam handed back to them. Many Vietnamese, however, did not wish to be under French control; they wanted independence! The Viet Minh ("The League for Vietnamese Independence) was formed, and Vietnamese independence was declared by its leader Ho Chi Minh. As a result of this declaration, France declared war on the Viet Minh and started to...
North central African country that gained complete independence from France in 1960?
That could be Chad, but many French colonies in this area were granted independence in 1960. - Central African Republic, Gabon, Benin, Togo, Ivory Coast and others. ...
Asked in Declaration of Independence
How many countries got independence in the month of August?
Switzerland August 1 (Swiss National Day) Alliance against the Holy Roman Empire in 1291. Benin August 1 Independence from France in 1969. Niger August 3 Independence from France in 1960 Burkina Faso August 5 Independence from France in 1960 Bolivia August 6 Independence from Spain in 1825. Jamaica August 6 Independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. Côte d'Ivoire August 7 Independence from France in 1960. Singapore August 9 Marks city-state's secession/expulsion from the Malaysian Federation in 1965. Ecuador August 10 and May 24 Proclaimed independence...