Albania Statistics

  • Capital: Tirana (Tirane)
  • Population: 3,011,405
  • GDP: $23,860,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    11,100 (sq miles)
    28,748 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: lek (ALL)

Albania Facts

  • Albania Facts... The Albanian word for the country is Shqiperia, meaning The Land of the Eagles. Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    An Albanian breakfast often consists of bread, milk, eggs, jam or cheese. Lunch is usually the main meal, (1-2 pm). Vegetables are followed by rice... Learn More

  • In their Language... Albania adopted a Latin script in 1908. Two dialects, Tosk and Gheg are spoken in Albania, but the official language is based on the Tosk... Learn More
  • Family...

    Men and women have equal social rights, and both parents usually work. Adult children often live with their parents, and take responsibility for the care... Learn More

  • Fashion...

    Young people wear Western style clothing. Traditional, hand-made clothing is still worn in villages. Cotton and wool is preferred. Women in the north wear... Learn More

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