Introduction

Summary

The Republic of Albania, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, bordered by Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro, and Greece.

Cities

Capital: Tirana

Principal Ports

Durres, Sarande, Shengjin, Vlore

Population

2.9 million

International Country Code

AL

Language(s)

Albanian

Emergency Services

The emergency telephone numbers are: Road Police — 126; Police — 129; Fire — 128; Ambulance — 127

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 355

Time

1 hour ahead of GMT.

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