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Albania

Capital Tirana
Time Zone CET (GMT+1)
Country Code 355
Mobile Codes 66,67,68,69
ccTLD .al
Currency Lek (1EUR = 138ALL)
Land Area 28,748 sq km
Population 2.98 million
Language Albanian
Major Religion Sunni and Bektashi Islam, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity

Key Data

Notable Public Figures

Bujar Nishani, President

Edi Rama, Prime Minister

Sali Berisha, Leader of (opposition) Democratic Party

Ditmir Bushati, Foreign  Affairs Minister

Arben Ahmetaj, Finance Minister

Saimir Tahiri, Interior Minister

Mimi Kodheli, Defense Minister

Milva Ekonomi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Energy

Skender Bruçaj, Grand Mufti of Islamic Community

Anastas Janullatos, Archbishop of Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

Major Industries

Food processing, textiles and clothing, lumber, cement, mining and metals

Key Trade Partners

Italy, Greece,Turkey, Germany, China, Austria

Main Airports

Tirana, Kukes