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Public Holidays in Albania Year

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

Name Type
New Year’s Day National holiday
New Year’s Day (Day 2) National holiday
Valentine’s Day Observance
Mothers’ Day Observance
Summer Day National holiday
March Equinox Season
Nevruz Day National holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Good Friday Observance
Holy Saturday Observance
Easter Sunday National holiday
Easter Monday Observance
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
June Solstice Season
Fathers’ Day Observance
Feast of the Sacrifice National holiday
Mother Teresa Beatification Day National holiday
September Equinox Season
Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Halloween Observance
Flag and Independence Day National holiday
National Youth Day National holiday
December Solstice Season
Christmas Eve Observance
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.

Albanian Flag

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.

Albanian Currency

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 Level 42.86 Moderate
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
Property Crimes 41.02 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.

Sports

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.

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