Albania


Currency

The official currency of Albania is called Lek (sign: L; code: ALL).

Capital

Tirana

Location

Albania is located in Southeastern Europe (Balkan Peninsula).


Albania Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 2,893,000

Estimated population (2000): 3,061,000

Estimated population (1950): 1,215,000

Flag


Albania Flag

The flag of Albania has changed over the time. Here is the older version of the Albania flag:


Old Albania Flag

Old Albania Flag

Economy

The economy of Albania has moved from its Communist past into an open-market economy since the early 1990s. Albania is rich in natural resources, and its economy is mainly based on agriculture, food processing, lumber, oil, cement, chemicals, mining, tourism, and textile industry.
The main exports of Albania are: textiles and footwear; asphalt, metals and metallic ores, crude oil; vegetables, fruits, tobacco


The most popular places in Albania among international travellers

Riviera

Riviera