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Recently considered by Lonely Planet as one of the top ten tourist destinations in the world, Albania is a treasure to discover.

Albania is a stronghold of beaches with blue waters, good food, historic sites, bustling nightlife, cheap adventures, and locals who still see novelty in the presence of tourists.




A country with various charms and unexplored by the tourist industry.




Albania is a country in Mediterranean Europe. It shares borders with Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro. Albania consists primarily of mountainous terrain or hills, with the highest mountain reaching 2753 m above sea level (Mount Korab). Most of the country has a continental climate, with cold winters and hot summers.


Besides the capital, Tirana, which has 520,000 inhabitants, the principal cities are Durrës, Elbasan, Shkodër, Gjirokastër, Vlorë and Korçë.




There are bus connections to Greece, Macedonia and Serbia (Kosovo). These connections are made by agencies carriers and there is no central bus station in Tirana. There is no bus connection with Montenegro. To get in Albania by Montenegro, you can catch a taxi in Podgorica to the border and catch another taxi or mini-bus to Tirana.


The Rinas airport is 23 kms from Tirana. .





Republika e Shqipërisë


Language: Albanian


Capital: Tirana


Population: 2006 estimate: 3,581,655 hab.


Area: 28,748 km ²


Currency: Lek


Time Zone: +1


Telephone code: +355




Internet Code:. Al

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