Albania

Albania is a country in the with unspoiled beaches, mountainous landscapes, traditional cuisine, archaeological artifacts, unique traditions, low prices and the wild atmosphere of the countryside.

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is the bustling and modern capital of Albania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an Albanian Adriatic port city. It has ferries to in. Photo: Dirk.heldmaier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was the capital city of Albania for hundreds of years until 1915 when World War I broke out. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the third most populous city of the Republic of Albania and the capital of the eponymous and municipality. Photo: Dori, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a region of Albania along the western lowland and the southern coast bordering both the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Albania.

is a region of Albania. Photo: Avramescu Marius, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Albania

Latitude of center
41° or 41° north
Longitude of center
20° or 20° east
Population
3,620,000
Elevation
89 metres (292 feet)
Capital
Area
28,748 km² (11,100 miles²)
Currency
Lek (ALL)
Phone code
355
Internet domain
.al
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424310601
Geo­Names ID
783754
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Albanya
  • Abkhazian: Арнауыҭтәыла
  • Abkhazian: Арнауыҭтәыла Аҳәынҭқарра
  • Abkhazian: Арнауҭтәыла
  • Achinese: Albania
  • Adyghe: Албание
  • Adyghe: Республикэу Албание
  • Afar: Albaniya
  • Afrikaans: Albanië
  • Afrikaans: Republiek van Albanië
  • Akan: Albania
  • Akan: Albenia
  • Albanian: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • Albanian: Shqipëri
  • Albanian: Shqipëria
  • Amharic: አልባኒያ
  • Arabic: Albanya
  • Arabic: ألبانيا
  • Aragonese: Albania
  • Armenian: Ալբանիա
  • Armenian: Ալպանիա
  • Arpitan: Albania
  • Arpitan: Albanie
  • Assamese: আলবেনিয়া
  • Asturian: Albania
  • Avaric: Skiperia
  • Avaric: Албан
  • Avaric: Албания
  • Awadhi: अल्बानिया
  • Aymara: Alwaña
  • Azerbaijani: Albaniya
  • Azerbaijani: Albaniya Respublikası
  • Balinese: Albania
  • Bambara: Alibani
  • Bashkir: Албания
  • Bashkir: Албания Республикаһы
  • Basque: Albania
  • Bavarian: Albanien
  • Bavarian: Oibanien
  • Belarusian: Албанія
  • Belarusian: Альбанія
  • Belarusian: Рэспу́бліка Алба́нія
  • Bengali: আলবানিয়া
  • Bengali: আলবেনিয়া
  • Bengali: আলব্যানিয়া
  • Bengali: আলব্যানিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: अल्बानिया
  • Bishnupriya: আলবেনিয়া
  • Bislama: Albania
  • Bosnian: Albanija
  • Brahui: Albáníá
  • Breton: Albania
  • Bulgarian: Албания
  • Bulgarian: Република Албания
  • Burmese: အယ်လ်ဘေးနီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: အယ်လ်ဘေးနီးယား သမ္မတနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Albània
  • Cebuano: Albanya
  • Central Bikol: Albanya
  • Central Kurdish: ئالبانیا
  • Chamorro: Albania
  • Chavacano: Albania
  • Chechen: Албани
  • Cherokee: ᎠᎵᏇᏂᏯ
  • Chinese: Albania
  • Chinese: Āěrbāníyà
  • Chinese: 阿尔巴尼亚
  • Chinese: 阿尔巴尼亚共和国
  • Chinese: 阿爾巴尼亞
  • Church Slavic: Алванїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Албани
  • Chuvash: Албани республики
  • Cornish: Albani
  • Corsican: Albania
  • Crimean Tatar: Arnavutlıq
  • Croatian: Albanija
  • Czech: Albánie
  • Czech: Albánská republika
  • Danish: Albanien
  • Danish: Republikken Albanien
  • Dhivehi: އަލްބޭނިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Albanya
  • Dimli (individual language): Arnawudiye
  • Dimli (individual language): Arnawutiye
  • Dotyali: अल्बानिया
  • Dutch: AL
  • Dutch: ALB
  • Dutch: Albanie
  • Dutch: Albanië
  • Dzongkha: ཨལ་བཱ་ནི་ཡ།
  • Dzongkha: ཨཱལ་བེ་ནི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Албаний
  • Egyptian Arabic: البانيا
  • English: ALB
  • English: Republic of Albania
  • English: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • English: Shqipërisë
  • English: al
  • English: 🇦🇱
  • Erzya: Албания Мастор
  • Erzya: Албания Республикась
  • Esperanto: Albanio
  • Esperanto: Albanujo
  • Estonian: Albaania
  • Estonian: Albaania Vabariik
  • Ewe: Albania
  • Ewe: Albania nutome
  • Extremaduran: Albánia
  • Faroese: Albania
  • Faroese: Lýðveldið Albaniu
  • Fiji Hindi: Albania
  • Finnish: Albania
  • Finnish: Albanian tasavalta
  • Finnish: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • French: AL
  • French: Albanie
  • French: République d'Albanie
  • French: la République d’Albanie
  • Friulian: Albanie
  • Fulah: Albanii
  • Fulah: Albaniya
  • Gagauz: Albaniya
  • Galician: Albania - Shqipëria
  • Galician: Albania
  • Ganda: Alibaniya
  • Georgian: ალბანეთი
  • Georgian: ალბანეთის რესპუბლიკა
  • German: Albanien
  • German: Republik Albanien
  • Goan Konkani: Albania
  • Goan Konkani: अल्बानिया
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌻𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Αλβανία
  • Guarani: Avaña
  • Guarani: Aváña
  • Guianese Creole French: Albani
  • Gujarati: અલ્બેનિયા
  • Gujarati: આલ્બેનિયા
  • Haitian: Albani
  • Hakka Chinese: Albania
  • Hausa: Albania
  • Hausa: Albaniya
  • Hausa: ʻAlepania
  • Hawaiian: ʻAlepania
  • Hebrew: אלבניה
  • Hindi: अल्बानिया
  • Hindi: अल्बेनिया
  • Hungarian: Albán Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Albánia
  • Icelandic: Albanía
  • Ido: Albania
  • Igbo: Albania
  • Iloko: Albania
  • Inari Sami: Albania
  • Inari Sami: Albania täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Albania
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Albania
  • Interlingue: Albania
  • Inuktitut: ᐊᓪᐹᓂᐊ
  • Irish: An Albáin
  • Italian: Albania
  • Italian: Repubblica d'Albania
  • Jamaican Creole English: Albienia
  • Japanese: アルバニア
  • Japanese: アルバニア共和国
  • Javanese: Albani
  • Javanese: Albania
  • Kabardian: Албаниэ
  • Kabyle: Albanya
  • Kalaallisut: Albania
  • Kalmyk: Арнгудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಅಲ್ಬೇನಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಅಲ್ಬೇನಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Albaniya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Албания
  • Kashubian: Albańskô
  • Kazakh: Албания
  • Kazakh: Албания Республикасы
  • Khmer: អាល់បានី
  • Kikuyu: Albania
  • Kikuyu: Arũmbĩnia
  • Kinyarwanda: Alubaniya
  • Kirghiz: Албания
  • Kirghiz: Албания Республикасы
  • Komi-Permyak: Штиприя
  • Komi: Албания
  • Kongo: Albania
  • Kongo: Repubilika ya Albania
  • Korean: 알바니아
  • Korean: 알바니아 공화국
  • Kotava: Skiperia
  • Kurdish: Albanya
  • Kurdish: Komara Albanyayê
  • Kurdish: ئەڵبانیا
  • Kölsch: Albanien
  • Ladin: Albania
  • Ladino: Albania
  • Ladino: אלבאניה
  • Lao: Albania
  • Lao: ປະເທດແອລບາເນຍ
  • Lao: ແອລເບເນຍ
  • Latgalian: Albaneja
  • Latin: Albania
  • Latvian: Albānija
  • Latvian: Albānijas Republika
  • Ligurian: Albania
  • Limburgan: Albanië
  • Lingala: Albania
  • Lingala: Alibani
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Albania
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Xciperia
  • Literary Chinese: 阿爾巴尼亞
  • Lithuanian: Albanija
  • Lithuanian: Albanijos Respublika
  • Liv: Albānij
  • Livvi: Albuanii
  • Lombard: Albania
  • Low German: Albanien
  • Low German: Albanië
  • Lower Sorbian: Albańska
  • Luba-Katanga: Alubani
  • Luxembourgish: Albanien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Albanii
  • Macedo-Romanian: Arbinishia
  • Macedo-Romanian: Arbinișia
  • Macedo-Romanian: Arbinuşii
  • Macedonian: Албанија
  • Macedonian: Република Албанија
  • Madurese: Albania
  • Maithili: अल्बानिया
  • Malagasy: Albania
  • Malay: Albania
  • Malayalam: അൽബേനിയ
  • Maltese: Albanija
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Albanija
  • Manipuri: ꯑꯜꯕꯥꯅꯤꯌꯥ
  • Manx: Yn Albaan
  • Maori: Arapeinia
  • Marathi: अल्बानिया
  • Marathi: आल्बेनिया
  • Mazanderani: آلبانی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Albania
  • Min Nan Chinese: Albania
  • Min Nan Chinese: Shqiperia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Shqipëria
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sū-chiō-pò-lià
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ā-lū-bà-nià
  • Minangkabau: Albania
  • Mingrelian: ალბანეთი
  • Mirandese: Albánia
  • Moksha: Албания
  • Mongolian: Албани
  • Mongolian: Бүгд Найрамдах Албани Улс
  • Mongolian: ꯑꯜꯕꯥꯅꯤꯌꯥ
  • Moroccan Arabic: ألبانيا
  • Nauru: Arbainiya
  • Navajo: Dziłigaii Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Albania
  • Nepali: अल्बानिया
  • Nepali: गणतन्त्र अल्बानिया
  • Newari: अल्बानिया
  • Newari: अल्बानिया गणराज्य
  • North Ndebele: Albania
  • Northern Frisian: Albaanien/öö
  • Northern Frisian: Albaanien
  • Northern Luri: آلبانی
  • Northern Sami: Albania dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Albánia
  • Norwegian: Albania
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Albania
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Albania
  • Novial: Albania
  • Occitan (post 1500): Albania
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܠܒܢܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Albania
  • Oriya: ଆଲବାନିଆ
  • Oromo: Albeeniyaa
  • Ossetian: Албани
  • Pali: अल्बानिया
  • Pampanga: Albania
  • Pampanga: Albanya
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Albania
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Albanya
  • Pangasinan: Shqip
  • Panjabi: ਅਲਬਾਨੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Albania
  • Pedi: Albania
  • Pennsylvania German: Albaani
  • Persian: آلبانی
  • Persian: آلبانیا
  • Picard: Albanie
  • Piemontese: Albanìa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Elbanya
  • Polish: Albania
  • Pontic: Αλβανία
  • Portuguese: Albânia
  • Portuguese: República da Albânia
  • Pushto: البانیا
  • Pushto: البانیه
  • Quechua: Albaniya
  • Quechua: Albanya
  • Romanian: Albania
  • Romanian: Republica Albania
  • Romansh: Albania
  • Rundi: Alubaniya
  • Russia Buriat: Албани
  • Russian: Албания
  • Russian: Республика Албания
  • Russian: Шкиприя
  • Rusyn: Албанія
  • Sakizaya: Albania
  • Samoan: Albania
  • Samogitian: Albanėjė
  • Sango: Albanïi
  • Sanskrit: अल्बेनिया
  • Santali: ᱟᱞᱵᱟᱱᱤᱭᱟ
  • Santali: ᱟᱞᱵᱮᱱᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Albania
  • Saterfriesisch: Albanien
  • Scots: Albainie
  • Scots: Albanie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Albàinia
  • Serbian: Albanija
  • Serbian: Албанија
  • Serbian: Република Албанија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Albanien
  • Serbo-Croatian: Albanija
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢႃႇပႃးၼီးယႃး
  • Shona: Albania
  • Sicilian: Albanìa
  • Silesian: Albanijŏ
  • Silesian: Republika Albanije
  • Sindhi: البانيا
  • Sinhala: ඇල්බේනියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Albania
  • Skolt Sami: Albania tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Albánsko
  • Slovenian: Albanija
  • Somali: Albaaniya
  • Somali: Albania
  • South Azerbaijani: آلبانی
  • Southern Sotho: Albania
  • Spanish: Albania
  • Spanish: Republica de Albania
  • Spanish: República de Albania
  • Sranan Tongo: Albanikondre
  • Sundanese: Albania
  • Swahili: Albania
  • Swati: I-Alibheniya
  • Swedish: Albanien
  • Swedish: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • Swedish: Republiken Albanien
  • Swedish: Shqipërisë
  • Swiss German: Albanie
  • Tagalog: Albanya
  • Tahitian: Arapania
  • Tajik: Албания
  • Tamil: அல்பேனியா
  • Tatar: Албания
  • Telugu: అల్బేనియా
  • Tetum: Albánia
  • Thai: ประเทศแอลเบเนีย
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐแอลเบเนีย
  • Thai: แอลเบเนีย
  • Tibetan: ཨལ་པ་ཉི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ཨལ་བཱ་ནི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: አልባኒያ
  • Tigrinya: ኣልባኒያ
  • Tok Pisin: Albenia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAlipania
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • Tosk Albanian: Albanien
  • Tsonga: Albania
  • Tumbuka: Albania
  • Tunisian Arabic: ألبانيا
  • Turkish: Arnavutluk
  • Turkish: Arnavutluk Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkmen: Albaniýa
  • Turkmen: Albaniýa Respublikasy
  • Tuvinian: Албания
  • Twi: Albania
  • Udmurt: Албания
  • Uighur: ئالبانىيە
  • Ukrainian: Албанія
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Албанія
  • Upper Sorbian: Albanska
  • Urdu: البانیا
  • Urdu: البانیہ
  • Uzbek: Albaniya
  • Venetian: Albania
  • Veps: Albanii
  • Vietnamese: Albania
  • Vietnamese: An-ba-ni (Albania)
  • Vietnamese: An-ba-ni
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Albania
  • Vlaams: Albanië
  • Vlax Romani: Shkiperiya
  • Volapük: Lalbanän
  • Võro: Albaania
  • Walloon: Albaneye
  • Waray (Philippines): Albanya
  • Welsh: Albania
  • Western Armenian: Ալպանիա
  • Western Frisian: Albaanje
  • Western Mari: Албани
  • Western Panjabi: البانیا
  • Wolof: Albaani
  • Wu Chinese: 阿尔巴尼亚
  • Yakut: Албания
  • Yiddish: אלבאניע
  • Yoruba: Albáníà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Àlùbàníánì
  • Yue Chinese: Albania
  • Yue Chinese: Republika e Shqipërisë
  • Yue Chinese: Shqipëria
  • Yue Chinese: 阿爾巴尼亞
  • Zeeuws: Albanië
  • Zhuang: Albania
  • Zulu: I-Albaniya
  • Zulu: i-Albania
  • Albanî
  • Alvania
  • Arnautluk
  • Peoples Republic of Albania
  • People’s Socialist Republic of Albania
  • Republika Popullore Socialiste e Shqipërisë
  • Republika Popullore e Shqipërisë
  • Sheypeni
  • Shkipeni
  • Shqipenia
  • Shqipni
  • Shqipnia
  • Shqipnija
  • Shqipnië
  • Shqipri
  • Shqipria
  • Shqiprija
  • Shqypni
  • Shqypëni

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