Albania

Albania's flagLocation: Southeast Europe
Official name: Republic of Albania
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1912 / 1921
Capital city: Tirana
Population: 3.2 million / 302 people per sq mile (117 people per sq km)
Total land area: 11,100 square miles (28,748 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Albanian (official language), Greek
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 70%, Albanian
Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%
Ethnic mix: Albanian 98%, Greek 1%, Other 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Lek = 100 qindarka (qintars)
Literacy rate: 96%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2904 kilocalories


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