Algerian independence referendum, 1962
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An independence referendum was held in French Algeria on 1 July 1962. It followed French approval of the Évian Accords in an April referendum. The results in Algeria were 99.72% in favour and just 0.28% against. Voter turnout was 91.88%. As a result of the vote in favour, France declared Algeria to be independent on 3 July.
When Algeria ceased being part of France it also ceased being part of the European Communities.
Do you want Algeria to become an independent state, co-operating with France under the conditions defined in the declarations of 19 March 1962?
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- Proclamation of the results of the referendum of self-determination of 1 July 1962 Official Journal of the Algerian State (French)