Albania: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 41.15297 / longitude: 20.09102

General information


This country represents 0.039% of the world's population with about 2,886,026 individuals. The median age of the population is 34.30 years with a birth growth rate of 0.19%.


People from this country speak these languages: Albanian. The capital of this country is Tirana and the country has a border with Montenegro, Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo. The country has a 28,748 km² area, they use a postcode system and the primary cities are: Tiranë, Tirana, Elbasan, Durrës, Shkoder.


The inhabitants attend school for 14 years (tertiary education included).


The local currency (ALL) is represented by the symbol Lek. The GDP in 2021 was $18,255,787,479 USD, making it the 111# country in the world.


Interesting food you need to try here: Tavë kosi. There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra, Butrint.

Good to know

Check out for more information about this nation. Phone numbers start with +355, the domain name ".al" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is AL


ISO code AL
Capital Tirana
Population 2,886,026
World percentage 0.039%
Median age 34.30 years
Population growth rate 0.19%
Main cities
Spoken languages Albanian
GDP (2021) $18,255,787,479
GDP position #111
Currency code ALL
Currency symbol Lek
School life expectancy 14 years
National dish Tavë kosi
TLD .al
Phone prefix +355