Whats happening with the British Council?
The British Council closed in 1994 or 1995 and at that time they had a teaching centre and a library, however, they also left with the British Embassy during the difficult years. They returned in 2007 but with a slightly different focus. They are now working with the Ministry of Education to help raise the level of English teaching in Algeria. 2. How large is the British community in Algeria? A majority of British people in Algeria are transient, often working for 28 days at a time. There is also a community of British wives who have not registered with the Embassy but integrated themselves into Algerian communities. There are 250 registered with the Consulate. 3. How large is the Algerian community in the UK? There are approximately 29,600 Algerians registered at the Algerian Embassy in London although the true number of Algerians in the UK is unknown. Figures have been estimated well into 50,000. 4. Why is there no British library? Time has moved on and a library may not be the most