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Albania Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Tirana
Government Developing Democracy
Currency Lek (ALL)
Area 28,748 sq km
Population 3,600,523 (July 2007 est.)
Language Albanian (There are two dialects that compound the albanian language:Gheg&Tosk)
Religion Albanians are mostly atheist or do not follow any religion. All mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances were prohibited; in 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practices again. According to an official US Government : "No data are available on active participation in formal religious services, but estimates indicate that "only 30 to 40 percent of the population practices a religion."
Electricity 230V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code +355
Internet TLD .al
Time Zone UTC +1

Albania (Albanian: Shqipëria) is a small country in the Balkans. It shares borders with Greece, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, and Montenegro.

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