Albania is an independent republic in south-eastern Europe. It is officially called the Republic of Albania. This country is on the coat of Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea in the southwest and the Adriatic Sea in the west, also it shares its border with Kosovo, Greece, North Macedonia, and Montenegro. With the area of 28748 sq Kilometers, it has a total population of over 2 million in which Muslims are 55%, and others are 23% Eastern Orthodox and 15% Roman Catholic.
Tirana is the national capital and other important cities are Elbasan, Vlora, and Durrës. It is sub-divided in 12 counties, 36 Districts, 373 municipalities. The national language is “Albanian”.
Holidays and Observances in Albania
|New Year’s Day||National holiday|
|New Year’s Day (Day 2)||National holiday|
|Summer Day||National holiday|
|Nevruz Day||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time starts||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
|Easter Sunday||National holiday|
|Orthodox Good Friday||(Orthodox)Observance|
|Easter Saturday (Orthodox)||Observance, Orthodox|
|Easter Sunday (Orthodox)||National holiday, Orthodox|
|Easter Monday (Orthodox)||Observance, Orthodox|
|International Worker’s Day||National holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|Feast of the Sacrifice||National holiday|
|Mother Teresa Beatification Day||National holiday|
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|Flag and Independence Day||National holiday|
|National Youth Day||National holiday|
|Christmas Day||National holiday|
|New Year‘s Eve||Observance|
Capital of Albania
Tirana is the national capital. This city is surrounded by mountains and hill, and located in the center of Albania. The total estimated population of this city is 37,5000.
Trending of Albania
Being rich with cultural heritage this county is visited by many tourists annually. Also, the wrestling, weightlifting, and shooting are one of the most trending sports in Albania.
President of Albania
Ilir Meta is the current president of Republic of Albania and elected in 2017 on 24-July. The Albanian President is Head of the State, Military Commander-in-chief and representative of Albanian unity.
Prime Minister of Albania
Edi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Republic of Albania and elected in 2013 on 15-Sep. Prime Minister serves as a head of government and the most powerful person in politics.
Population of Albania
Albania has a total population of 2.873 million. 55% of the total population is Muslim and the other 23% and 15% are Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic respectively.
The national flag is of red color with a double-headed eagle in the center. The double-headed eagle represents the sovereignty and the red color represents the bravery.
The national currency of Albania is lek. The official code for currency is ALL and commonly use symbol is L.
Religion of Albania
The national religion of Albania is Islam because the 55% population is Muslim.
Dialing Code of Albania
The dialing code of Albania is +335.
Crime Rate in Albania
Albania has crime index 39.59 and safety index 60.41 in the world.
|Crime Rates||Index Number||Comments|
|Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years||44.92||Moderate|
|Thing stolen & Home Broken cases||37.40||Low|
|Being Mugged & Robbed cases||35.96||Low|
|Car stolen cases||38.46||Low|
|Thing from car stolen cases||39.04||Low|
|Being Attacked worries||28.05||Low|
|Being insulted worries||32.12||Low|
|Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries||18.13||Very Low|
|Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases||47.66||Moderate|
|Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery||39.45||Low|
Airports of Albania
There are 3 very famous airports of Albania which are Tirana International Airport which serves Tirana city, Kukës Airport which serves Kukës city, and Vlorë International Airports which serves Vlorë city.
Top Destinations of Albania
This country is one of the most beautiful in the world. There are some awesome things to do are Hike Theth to Valbona, visit Rozafa Castle in Shkoder, Drink Bear in Rotating Bear Bar in Tirana, and visit Museum in Abandoned Bunker.
Area of Albania
The total Area of Albania is 28,748 Sq Kilometers which is approximately equal to 11,100 sq miles.
Football is one of the most popular sports in Albania, but many other sports such as volleyball, basketball, handball, weightlifting, tennis, boxing, wrestling, judo, and athletic table tennis are also played here.