Albania
Albania

ISO:   AL
Country:   Albania
Capital:   Tirana
AreaSqKm:   28,748
Population:   2,986,952
Region:   EUR
Continent:   EU
tld:   .al
CurrencyCode:   ALL
CurrencyName:   Lek
Phone:   355
Languages:   sq el en-ZZ
neighbours:   MK:GR:CS:ME:RS:XK
Time Zone:   GMT+1 (March-October +2).
 
Description:   Albania is the most southern of the Balkan states. It can trace its history back atleast 3 millennia (the ancient Greeks were settled here, as were after them the Romans). There are plenty of ancient ruins to wander round. Its beaches are Ok and the mountains are pretty.
 
Useful Links:   http://www.albaniantourism.com This is the official web site for the Albanian Tourism Board. It is a comprehensive site with easy to follow navigation and links and good information. http://www.mfa.gov.al/english/info2.asp This is the direct link to the visa section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs web site. Good detailed site.
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