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Republic of Albania

Republika e Shqipërisë
Motto: Ti Shqipëri, më jep nder, më jep emrin Shqipëtar  (Albanian)
You Albania, give me honour, give me the name Albanian
Anthem: Himni i Flamurit  (Albanian)
(English: "Hymn to the Flag")
Albania (orthographic projection).svg
Capital
and largest city
Tirana
41°19′N19°49′E / 41.317°N 19.817°E / 41.317; 19.817
Official languagesAlbanian
Recognised minority languages
Demonym(s)Albanian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional republic
Ilir Meta
Edi Rama
LegislatureKuvendi
Establishment history
1190
February 1272
1368
2 March 1444
• Proclamation of independence from the Ottoman Empire
28 November 1912
• Principality of Albania(Recognised)
29 July 1913
31 January 1925
1 September 1928
11 January 1946
28 December 1976
• 4th Republic of Albania
Current constitution
29 April 1991

28 November 1998
Area
• Total
28,748 km2 (11,100 sq mi) (140th)
• Water (%)
4.7
Population
• January 2017 estimate
Increase 2,876,591[1]
• 2011 census
2,821,977[2]
• Density
98/km2 (253.8/sq mi) (63rd)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$38.315 billion[3]
• Per capita
$13,330[3]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$15.121 billion[3]
• Per capita
$5,261[3]
Gini (2013)34.5[4]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.785[5]
high · 68th
CurrencyLek (ALL)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+355
ISO 3166 codeAL
Internet TLD.al

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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