With over a majority of the country rising into hills and mountains, and a coastline facing the Adriatic Sea, Albania experiences a variety of climate conditions.
Winters are generally mild in the lowlands and along the coast, with average temperatures around 45°F (7°C). Inland temperatures vary depending on the elevation, and are typically much cooler.
Throughout the country, summer temperatures hover around a very comfortable 75°F (24°C).
Nearly 95% of precipitation falls in winter, and annually the country experiences between 40-60 inches of rain. Higher elevations see heavier rainfall, and can receive up to 122 inches of annual precipitation.
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|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|