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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
Located in the center of the Mediterranean, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, Albania has become a popular travel destination.

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:
GENERAL INTEREST:
  • 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.
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PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
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  • Albania Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.

Albania Trivia

Where is Albania?

Albania is a mountainous country located in Southeastern Europe.

Fun Facts about 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 Kind of Government Does Albania Have?

Albania's current political framework is provided for in the 1998 constitution known as Kushtetuta. The constitution established the country as a parliamentary representative democratic republic.

What Type Of Government Does Albania Have?

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 Is The Capital Of Albania?

Tirana is the capital and the largest city of Albania. It is the center of the country's economy, culture, and government activities. The city was founded in 1614 and was declared the country's capital in 1912.

What Is The Capital Of 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

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