Albania

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PROFILE
  • Area: 28,748 sq. km (11,100 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 3,038,594 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.31% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 78.3 years (2016)
  • Languages: Albanian 98.8% (official), Greek 0.5%
  • Religions: Muslim 56.7%, Roman Catholic 10%, Orthodox 6.8%, atheist 2.5%, Bektashi 2.1%, other 5.7%, unspecified 16.2%
  • Formal name: Republic of Albania
  • Alternate names: Albanie, Albanien, Albanija, Albaniya, Alvania, Arnautluk, People’s Socialist Republic of Albania, Peoples Republic of Albania, Republic of Albania, Republika e Shqipërisë, Republika Popullore e Shqipërisë, Republika Popullore Socialiste e Shqipërisë, She
  • Government type: parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President of the Republic Bujar NISHANI; head of government: Prime Minister Edi RAMA
  • Capital: Tirana
  • Administrative divisions: 12 counties
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $11,900 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: textiles, footwear; asphalt, metals and metallic ores, crude oil; vegetables, fruits, tobacco
  • Imports: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, chemicals
  • Currency: lek (ALL)
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