Albania, on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula, is a small country with coastlines on the Adriatic and Ionian seas and an interior crossed by the Albanian Alps. Along its southern coast, the Albanian Riviera is known for its traditional Mediterranean villages, beach resorts and vibrant nightlife. With history stretching back to antiquity, Albania is also rich in castles and archaeological sites.
Population: 3.6 million
Total Area: 28,748 square kilometres
Official Language: Albanian (official – derived from Tosk dialect), Greek, Vlach, Romani, Macedonian.
Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10% (estimates)
Border with: Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro
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