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Last update : 20 december 2016


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Albania is a country located in south-eastern Europe, the Balkans.

Capital : Tirana
Language : Albanian
Currency :  Lek
Population : 2 886 026
Area : 28748  km2

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Albania facts

1. Full name of the country – the Republic of Albania.
2. The population density is 99 people/km2.
3. The highest peak is Korab – 2 764 m above sea level.
4. The longest river – Drin, 285 km.
5. National sport is football.
6. The national dish is kofte.
7. National drink is rakija.
8. Time zone: CET(UTC+1), Summer – CEST(UTC+2).
9. The main religion is Islam – 38%.
10. The country is 8 times smaller than the United Kingdom.

11. Many villages are completely cleaved from the world for half a year because of snow lying.

12. At the time of the bloody dictatorship of Enver Hoxha in the years 1945-1985 in Albania were built more than 800 000 bunkers.

13. Although strictly observed the law of revenge (“blood does not age”) is a safe country in which there is a rule that guests (tourists) hair of your head shall not fall.

14. The average salary is less than $ 100.

15. Adult children usually forever live with their parents, exercising care of them.

Author: Turyst

16. More than 40% of Albania is covered with forests.

17. Nodding his head means “no” and shaking from side to side means “Yes”.

18. Less than 5% of the population has Internet access.

19. Poverty is adjacent to the luxury – Rural huts standing nearby skyscrapers.

20. It is a country incredibly religiously tolerant. They live together Muslims, Catholics and Orthodox. They take the vows mixed.

Author: MR

21. The Albanian language is not adverbials.

22. In Albania, the Poles of their association with John Paul II, so they are well treated.

23. In the majority of coaches is the driver’s assistant, who collects tolls mostly at the end of the ride.

Author: Helcia

24. Most names are Hoxa (Imam), Bogdani (God given), Dukagjini (noble family) and Dushku (a kind of tree).

25. The permissible blood alcohol content person driving the car is 0,5 promile.

26. With ATM use can only people who made the card in Albania.

27. In the north of Albania and in the mountains there is no coverage in mobile.

Author: Alfa

28. At the time of Enver Hoxha in the country was 19 cars.

Author: Karola 

29. The minimum wage is 22 000 lek (about $175) per month in the system 40 hours a week (as of 2014).

30. The national average on hand is 49 130 lek (about $385) per month (data from 2015).

Author: Daria

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