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Albania (/ælˈbeɪniə, ɔːl-/, a(w)l-BAY-nee-ə; Albanian: Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Gheg Albanian: Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Albanian: Republika e Shqipërisë, pronounced [ɾɛpuˈblika ɛ ʃcipəˈɾiːsə]), is a country in Southeast Europe, bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest. It is less than 72 km (45 mi) from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which connects the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.

About Albania

Albania National Name :
Republic of Albania

National Capital : Tirana

Albania Area :
Approx. 28,748n Sq Km (11,100 Sq. Mi), 0.02% of total

Albania Population :
2,886,026 in 2016 (0.05% in total)

Ethnicity in Albania :
Albanian 95%, Greeks 3%, other 2%: Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians (1989 est.)

Albania Languages :
Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect), Greek.

Religions in Albania:
Islam 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10% (est.)

Currency :
Lek (ALL) ,ALL


Time Zone :
UTC+01 (CET)

ALBANIA National Bird :
Eagle

ALBANIA National Game :
Football

ALBANIA National Holiday : Now-Roz (New Year)