Vital Statistics Edit
Population: 10,680,154 Human: 75% Elf: 5% Dwarf: 7% Ork: 11% Troll: 1% Other: 1% Per Capita Income: 31,400¥ Estimated SINless: 26% (an additional 2,776,840 people) Below Poverty Level: 14% Education: Less Than Twelve Years: 12% High School Equivalency: 72% College Degrees: 9% Advanced Degrees: 7% Major Ethnic Groups: Arab-Berber: 99% European: < 1%
A Note on Algerian Ethnic Groups: almost all Algerians are Berber in origin, not Arab; the minority who identify themselves as Berber live mostly in the mountainous region of Kabylie east of Algeirs; the Berbers are also Muslim but identify with their Berber rather than Arab cultural heritage; Berbers have long agitated, sometimes violently, for autonomy; the government is unlikely to grant autonomy but has offered to begin sponsoring teaching Berber language in schools.
Major Languages Spoken: Arabic (official): 73% French: 59% Berber dialects: 82% Major Religions: Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99% Christian and Jewish 1% Currency: Nuyen (¥) Medical Coverage: Algiers only (Guaranteed Response Time: None)
RTG: AF/ATH Green 5 - 10/9/9/8/10
Climate: arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer
Terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain
This page forked from Wordman's The Sixth World: A geographical index to the world of Shadowrun.
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Submitted to the unpublished NERPS: Neo-Anarchists' Guide to the World.