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About Albania

Albania is a country located in the Southeastern part of Europe. It is a Democratic Nation and officially known as The Republic of Albania. Albania has always been a fascinating spot for tourists due to its archaeological heritage from the times of the Romans, Greeks, Ottomans and Illyrians. Also, landscapes like Albanian Riviera, Albanian Alps are very popular. Also, Lake Komani Ferry & ancient Museums are the points of attractions here. Tourists can enjoy delicious food at conventional Albanian restaurants that can be found at all the tourist places in the country.


Currency :

LEK

Area :

28,748 square km (11,100 square miles)

Population :

2,821,977 (approx)

Language :

Albanian (official)

Calling Code :

355

Time Zone :

UTC/GMT +1 hour
Summer (DST) - CEST (UTC+02)
 


Climate & Geography

Albanian climate is Mediterranean. In the lowlands of Albania, summers are hot & dry while winters are wet and cool. In the highlands, snowfall can be enjoyed from November to March. During this period Hilly areas are found to be the coolest area. Albania has different climatic conditions in various parts of its area. The coastal lands have Mediterranean type weather, continental like climate prevails in highland and varied weather can be experienced in interior parts and lowlands.

The temperature in winter at the lowland’s of Albania remains around 7°C while in summer it hovers around 24°C but sometimes touches 30°C. In the southern lowlands, temperature remains higher than the lowlands of Albania throughout the year. Average summer temperature dips in the coastal areas and Albanian mountainous regions are also cooler. Days in the river valleys & interior basins are very hot, but the nights are cool. Heavy rainfall is experienced in the Albanian lowlands and it gets heavier in the Uplands.

Territory & Capital : Albania's latitude and longitude is 41° 00' N and 20° 00' E. Tirana is the capital of Albania and also, it is the largest city of the country. Albania shares a border with Montenegro in the northwest, a border in the northeast with Kosovo, a border with Macedonia in north and east, and with Greece in the south and southeast of Albania.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The best time to visit and experience the Albania is between September and December.

Transportation

Airlines, Railways, Ships and Road transport are available in the Albania for commuting.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Tourists from the countries of the United States, European Union’s member Nations, Australia, New Zealand and EFTA member countries do not require Visa to enter Albania. The foreigners who can visit Albania without a visa can stay for 30 days at a time and in a calendar year visits can go up to 90 days.


For further details and queries regarding documents required, please contact the nearest embassy of Albania.


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