Where is Albania?

Albania is located in the Southern Europe region at latitude 41.153332 and longitude 20.168331 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 41Β° 9' 12.00'' N
  • 20Β° 10' 5.99'' E

You can see the location of Albania on the world map below:

Pin pointing out the location of Albania on the East Europe Map

Albania Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Albania (AL) are:

  1. Greece (GR)
  2. Montenegro (ME)
  3. North Macedonia (MK)
  4. Kosovo (XK)
  5. Serbia (RS) by Kosovo

Maritime Borders

Albania borders the Adriatic Sea, and Ionian Sea.

Albania Related Content

Albania Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 41.153332
Longitude: 20.168331
Country CodesAlpha 2: AL
Alpha 3: ALB
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡¦πŸ‡±
Int. Phone Prefix+355
Capital cityTirana
Southern Europe
Country Area28,748 sq km
Population 20212,811,666
World Rank: 136
Median Age37.3
Life expectancy76.5
Major languagesAlbanian 98.8% (official - derived from Tosk dialect), Greek 0.5%, other 0.6% (including Macedonian, Romani, Vlach, Turkish, Italian, and Serbo-Croatian), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.al
Biggest AirportTirana International Airport NΓ«nΓ« Tereza (TIA)
Average temperature11.40 Β°C
52.52 Β°F
Administrative Divisions12 counties
Political systemParliamentary republic

Albania Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyAlbanian Lek (ALL)
GDP in 2020$15.1 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 124
GDP per capita in 2020$5,332
World Rank: 97
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, tourism, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Greece
Top 5 Export CountriesItaly, Kosovo, Germany, Switzerland, Greece

Biggest Cities in Albania

Here are the largest cities in Albania based on 2021 data:

City Population
Tirana 418,495
Vlore 130,827
Kamez 126,777
Fier 120,655
Durres 113,249
Shkoder 112,276
Elbasan 78,703
Korce 51,152
Sarande 41,000
Berat 36,496

Map of Albania with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Europe Region