The capital of Algeria was used by Kalymnos sponge divers boats. In Kalymnos it is pronounced Aligieri (Αλιγιέρι) or Algeri (Αλγέρι)
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Algiers (Arabic: الجزائر, al-Jazā’er; Algerian Arabic Pronunciation: دزاير Dzayer, Kabyle: Dzayer tamaneɣt, French: Alger) is the capital and largest city of Algeria. According to the 1998 census, the population of the city proper was 1,519,570 and that of the urban agglomeration was 2,135,630. In 2009, the population was about 3,500,000. An estimate put the population at about 3,574,000 in 2010. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria.