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The city of Berat is a designated 'Museum City', The local name of Albania is ‘Shqiperia’, which can be translated to ‘Land of the Eagles’, In Europe, Albania is the only majority Muslim country, Albania is one of the most ethnically homogeneous countries in the world

  Albania Facts & Figures
Latitude and Longitude 40º 40' N, 19º 40' E
Area 29000 km2
Capital Tirana (Tirane)
Time Zone UTC+1
Official Name Republic of Albania
Currency Lek (ALL)
Government Republic
Legislature Unicameral
Population 3619778
Independence Date 11/28/12
International Dialing Code 355
ISO Code alpha-3 AL
ISO Code alpha-2 ALB
GDP per Capita (PPP) $5,800.00
Climate Type Mediterranean
Major Language(s) Albanian (official), Greek, Romani, Vlach
Major Ethnic Groups Albanian, Greek
Major Religious Groups Christian (Albanian Orthodox, Roman Catholic), Muslim
Administrative Divisions 12 counties (qarqe)
Neighbouring Countries Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro
Major Industries Mining, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Metal industry, Timber, Food processing, Textile, Cement, Chemical
Natural Resources Bauxite, Chromite, Coal, Copper, Natural gas, Nickel, Petroleum, Timber, Salt, Hydelpower