|Land Area||27,398 km2|
|Water Area||1,350 km2|
|Total Area||28,748km2 (#140)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$33.90 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$11,900|
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The Albanian history and culture is fascinating and offers glimpses into the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman periods.
One of the world's ancient wonders is the Butrint National Park and Archaeological Site.
The beaches along the Ionian Coast are pristine and include charming towns, such as Saranda.
A trip to the ancient site of Berat is a must and for those who enjoy the bustling city life, don't miss Tirana.
Albania has much to offer, from history and culture, to beach and mountain holidays.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
- Calling Code: 355
- Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Right
- Times to Travel: Due to its diverse topography of mountains, hills and long coastline, Albania experiences a variety of climate conditions.
Winters are mild and summers range from comfortable warm temperatures to quite hot.
Summer is the best time to visit the beautiful beaches. Late spring and autumn seasons are pleasantly warm with minimal precipitation and are perfect times for outdoor exploring and sightseeing.
- Albanian Riviera
- Albanian Tourist Guide
- Berat County Guide
- Butrint National Park and Archaeological Site
- Fier Tourism Guide
- Gjirokastra Tourism Guide
- Guide to Albania
- Lushnje Guide (Albanian)
- National Parks
- Outdoor Albania Tours
- Pogradec Tourism Guide
- Region of Durres Guide
- Region of Korca Guide
- Saranda Guide
- Thethi Guide
- Tirana Guide
- UNESCO Sites
- Western Balkans - Albania
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
- NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
- Albania Travel Advice and Warnings
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 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?
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 the Biggest National Park in Albania?
The largest national park in Albania is Fir of Hotova National Park, which covers a total of 34,361 hectares.