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Geography Statistics of Albania

Albania's Information

Flag of Albania
Land Area 27,398 km2
Water Area 1,350 km2
Total Area 28,748km2 (#140)
Population 3,038,594 (#137)
Population Density 110.91/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $33.90 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,900
Currency Lek (ALL)
More Information Albania
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 224.94 miles (362 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 10,578 sq miles (27,398 sq km)
    (water) 521 sq miles (1,350 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 11,100 sq miles (28,748 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 12 counties in Albania: Berat, Diber, Durres, Elbasan, Fier, Gjirokaster, Korce, Kukes, Lezhe, Shkoder, Tirane, Vlore
  • Horizontal Width: 68.8 miles (110.72 km) from Vlore east to Korce
  • Vertical Length: 208.45 miles (335.47 km) from Sarande north to Kukes

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia
  • Geographic Center: About 6.9 miles (11.2 km) southeast of Elbasan
  • Highest Point: Mount Korab 9,066 ft. (2,764 m)
  • Lowest Point: Adriatic Sea 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

Albania Trivia

Where is Albania?

Albania is a mountainous country located in Southeastern Europe.

Fun Facts about Albania

What is the biggest city in Albania?

Tiranë, the capital city of Albania, is the largest city in Albania. It has a population of around 860,000 people.

What are the Biggest Cities in Albania?

What Languages are Spoken in Albania?

Albania is an ethnically homogeneous country with a vast majority of the population speaking the Albanian language.

What Languages Are Spoken In Albania?

What are the biggest industries in Albania?

The strongest Albanian sectors are metallurgy, energy, tourism, agriculture, and textile.

The Biggest Industries In Albania

Are There Any UNESCO Sites in Albania?

Some of the Albanian World Heritage Sites include Burtint, the Historic Berat and Gjirokastra, the Durres Amphitheater, and the Royal Tombs of Selca.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Albania

What is a Puppet Government?

A "puppet state" is a government that has little will of its own, as it needs financial backing or military support. Thus, it acts an a subordinate to another power in exchange for its own survival. The puppet government still holds its own facade of an identity, perpetuated by retaining its own flag, name, national anthem, law, and constitution. However, these type of governments are not considered as legitimate according to international law.

What Is A Puppet Government?

About the Author

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