10 Facts about Albania

Wednesday, December 10th 2014. | Countries

Facts about Albania tell you the Republic of Albania.  This country is located in Southeastern of Europe. Albania is bordered by some various countries. In the south, it is bordered by Greece. Macedonia is seen to the east, Kosovo to the northeast and Montenegro to the northwest. Find out other interesting facts about Albania in post below:

Facts about Albania 1: the coast

Albania has some coasts that you can visit for summer vacation. You can see the Ionian Sea to the southwest and Adriatic Sea to the west.

Facts about Albania 2: NATO

Do you know that Albania is one of the members of NATO? This country is also a member of World Trade Organization, Council of Europe and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Albania Beach

Albania Beach

Facts about Albania 3: independence

Albania got the independence and became a republic country after the Ottoman Empire in Europe collapsed and after the Balkan wars. The declaration of independence was happened in 1912.  But it was recognized in 1913.

Facts about Albania 4: the history of Albania

This country became a Principality. Then it was a Republic and Kingdom. In 1939, Italy attacked Albania and the Greater Albania was formed. In 1943, Albania was used as a NAZI German protectorate.

Albania Facts

Albania Facts

Facts about Albania 5: Enver Hoxha

Enver Hoxha was the leader of a socialist People’s Republic. It was created in 1944. Republic of Albania was formed after the Socialist Republic was dissolved in 1991.

Facts about Albania 6: Tirana

Do you know the capital of Albania? It is Tirana. It was inhabited by 421,286 people based on the data in 2011. The financial capital of Albania is also located in Tirana.

Albania Pic

Albania Pic

Facts about Albania 7: economy

Albania has the upper middle income. The main income for this country is taken from the service sector, industrial and agriculture.

Facts about Albania 8: the total area

Let’s find out the total area of Albania. It spans on 11,100 square miles or 28,748 square km of area. The length of this coastline is 296 miles or 476 kilometer.

Albania Tourism

Albania Tourism

Facts about Albania 9: biological diversity

You will be impressed when you see the biological diversity. There are at least 3250 different species of plants in this small country. Many plants here are used for medical purposes. Get facts about African countries here.

Facts about Albania 10: tourism

The tourism in Albania is one of the important economic sectors.  The tourists often come to the Ionian Sea and Adriatic Sea Coasts. Based on the data in 2012, there were 4.2 million people visiting the country.   The number of the visitors is increased from year to year. In 2005, there were only 500,000 people visiting Albania.

Facts about Albania

Facts about Albania

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