Major cities : Tirana (Capital), Durrës, Vlorë, Elbasan and Shkodër.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Albania Information

ISO 3166-1AL - ALB - 008
NATO country codeAL - ALB
FIPS 10-4 codeAL
Continent /
Albania CapitalTirana
Name of the inhabitantsAlbanian
Albania National anthemHymni i Flamurit
Albania National Day28 November
Albania Currency Albanian lek (ALL)
Albania 20 % (10 %)
Albania Calling code+355
Albania Country domain code .al
Albania Vehicle registration plateAL
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +1:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Union for the Mediterranean
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Albania Head of state

President of the RepublicBujar Nishani (2012)
Prime ministerEdi Rama (2013)

Albania Religion

  1. Islam 70 %
  2. Orthodoxy 20 %
  3. Christianity 10 %

Albania Data

Area28,748 km² (11,100 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants3,182,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 110.7 /km² (286.7 /sq mi)
Length of coastline362 km
Perimeter1,082 km
Life expectancy76.9 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.4 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.719 (2010)
Gross domestic product11 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 6.0 %
3,498 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)21 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
6,603 US$ per capita
Inflation3.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B+ (Stable, 20 february 2012)
  • Moody's: B1 (Stable, 5 august 2011)

Albania Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Petroleum
  3. Coal
  4. Copper
  5. Chromite
  6. Salt
  7. Bauxite
  8. Nickel
  9. Timber
  10. Iron
  11. Hydroelectricity

Albania Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Fruits
  3. Corn
  4. Potatoes
  5. Vegetables
  6. Sugar beets
  7. Grapes
  8. Meat
  9. Dairy products

Albania Border

  1. Greece Greece 282 km
  2. Montenegro Montenegro 172 km
  3. Macedonia Macedonia 151 km
  4. Serbia Serbia 115 km

Albania Map

Albania Climate

  1. Mediterranean climate 84 %
  2. Oceanic climate 7.2 %
  3. Humid continental climate 6.4 %
  4. Humid subtropical climate 1.9 %

Albania Weather (Tirana)

Albania Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F

Airport Albania

Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza

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Albania Hotel

Hotel Krienko ResidenceKrienko Residence
Located in a quiet part of Tirana, away from the city rush, Krienko Residence offers a spacious garden with a seating area and covered barbecue facilities. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available for all guests... view more
€ 30
Hotel Hotel VolaHotel Vola

Located by the pebbly beach on the beginning of the road connecting Sarandë with Butrint, Hotel Vola provides free parking, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a bar with terrace. Each room has a sea-view balcony, cable TV and fridge... view more
€ 20
Hotel Guesthouse Pension AndreaGuesthouse Pension Andrea

Guesthouse Pension Andrea is located 250 metres from the centre of Tiranë. It offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi. The Main Bus Station is 200 metres away. All accommodation units feature a bathroom with a shower... view more
€ 18
Hotel Hotel VloraHotel Vlora

Centrally located in Vlore, Hotel Vlora offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Albanian and international cuisine. A flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar and free Wi-Fi are featured in each unit... view more
€ 23
Hotel Hotel VisadHotel Visad
Set by its private beach area on the 1st kilometre of the road connecting Sarandë with Butrint, the Hotel Visad has air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and free parking. Its restaurant has a large terrace opening onto the beach... view more
€ 35
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Albania Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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WinterParticipation : 2Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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TotalParticipation : 8Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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