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

PresidentBujar 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 population (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 55 %
  2. Mediterranean climate 30 %
  3. Oceanic climate 7.2 %
  4. Humid continental climate 6.4 %
  5. 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

Albania Car Hire

Albania Hotel

Hotel Hotel Vila e ArteHotel Vila e Arte

Centrally located in the heart of Tirana, Hotel Vila e Arte features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The city centre is a 5-minute walk away. Scanderbeg Square, the main pedestrian zone, is only few steps from the hotel... view more
€ 32
Hotel Milingona HostelMilingona Hostel
Milingona Hostel is located 900 metres from the centre of Tiranë. Free Wi-Fi access and free parking are available. All rooms are equipped with a work desk and a cooling fan... view more
€ 9
Hotel Hotel BahamasHotel Bahamas

Hotel Bahamas is located right on the private pebbly beach near the town of Saranda. It offers an outdoor pool with sun loungers and parasols, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. A games room and a children’s playground are also available... view more
€ 25
Hotel Dick's Sons HotelDick's Sons Hotel

Located by the Durres-Kavaje national road, right in front of a pebbly beach, Dick's Sons Hotel features a swimming pool with a poolside bar and a rooftop terrace overlooking the ancient Greek city of Durres... view more
€ 25
Hotel Villa ArberVilla Arber

Villa Arber enjoys a hilltop position among olive trees in Golem, Kavajë. Surrounded by a large garden, it overlooks the bay of Durrës and offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi... view more
€ 20
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Albania Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 8Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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WinterParticipation : 4Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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TotalParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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