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of Albania is located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula and it
shares borders with Montenegro and Kosovo to the north and northeast ,
with FYR of Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south . In the
western part the Albanian shores are soaked by Adriatic and Ionian seas.
||Area: 11,082 sq miles
(28.748 km. sq km).
Population (2002 est.): 3,108,000.
Capital: Tiranė (TIRANA)
Language: Albanian (official).
Religions: Islam; Christianity (minority; Greek Orthodoxy, Roman
TIRANA is situated in the central part of the country on the foot of
Dajti mountain from one side and only 39 km far from the Adriatic
It is the country of natural beauty , which varies from the sandy
and rocky coast to the fertile plains and the high peaks .
Full with big and small lakes, natural monuments, echo - systems ,
remote and untouched areas , Albania is an unforgettable experience
for every one
The country of ancient civilizations inhabited since Paleolithic
period and with significant dates of Illyrian civilization, the
ancestors of present Albanians, followed by Greek, Roman and Turkish
occupations, the territory of the country is full of ruins and other
treasures of those old civilizations.
Useful External Links About Albania
This is the official web-site of the Albanian Government Department of Information. (English Page).
Website of Ministry of Tourism albania.
An Excellent Website with Information on Albania, Albanian Community and Email Service.