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Albania is a small country in the Balkans region of Europe, bordered by Montenegro, Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The country has a population of approximately 2.9 million people, with a rich and diverse history, and a mix of influences from various cultures and civilizations. It was once part of the Roman Empire, and has also been influenced by the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Today, Albania is a vibrant & dynamic country with a rich heritage and a growing economy.

The landscape of Albania is diverse, with a mix of mountains, forests, and coastline. The country is home to a number of natural wonders, including the Albanian Alps, the Karaburun Peninsula, and the Llogara National Park. The country's long coastline is dotted with beautiful beaches, including the popular resorts of Durres and Saranda.

Albania is also home to a number of vibrant cities and towns, each with its own unique character and attractions. The capital city of Tirana is a bustling metropolis with a lively atmosphere and a rich cultural heritage. Other popular cities include Durres, Shkodra, and Vlora, all of which offer a wide range of accommodations, restaurants, and activities.

Despite its small size, Albania has a rich and diverse culture, with a mix of influences from various civilizations. The country is known for its traditional music and dance, as well as its delicious cuisine, which features a mix of Mediterranean and Balkan flavors. Albania is also home to a number of cultural and historical landmarks, such as the castle of Rozafa, the Byzantine Monastery of Ardenica, and the ancient city of Butrint.

In recent years, Albania has undergone significant economic and political changes, and the country is now a growing destination for tourists and investors alike. The country has a growing economy, with a number of industries, including agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. Albania is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with a wide range of activities, such as hiking, skiing, and water sports.

Overall, Albania is a fascinating and diverse country with a rich cultural heritage and a growing economy. With its beautiful landscapes, vibrant cities, and rich culture, Albania is an attractive destination for travelers and investors alike.

Current Active Cases: 9,465 ๐Ÿคฎ
Percent of Population: 0.33%

๐ŸŽ‰ There are no COVID restrictions for Albania. ๐ŸŽ‰
  • โš ๏ธ Night-time curfews from 11pm to 6am.
  • โš ๏ธ Mandatory face masks indoors and on public transport.
  • โš ๏ธ All land borders are open and there is no restricted movement around the country.
  • โš ๏ธ All foreign nationals over the age of six must have one of the following: proof of vaccination, a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours before arrival, a rapid antigen test taken less than 48 hours before arrival or evidence that you have recovered from COVID-19 within the last six months.

๐Ÿ‘‰ View COVID restrictions at Gov.ai

Last updated Feb 18, 2022

COVID status and restrictions change frequently. Please be sure to research COVID restrictions for Albania on official channels to ensure you have accurate travel information before you plan your trip.

โญ๏ธ Capital City

Tirana

๐Ÿ—ฃ Primary Language

Albanian

๐Ÿ—บ Land Area

11,100

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population

2,845,955

๐Ÿ’ต Currency

Lek

๐Ÿ”Œ Power

220V, Types C & F plug (2 round pins)

๐Ÿ“ Region

Southwestern Europe

๐Ÿ“† Average Stay

5 days

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ“ธ Tourists per Year

3800000

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tipping

No

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ Gender Ratio

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป 50% ๐Ÿ’ƒ 50%

๐Ÿ‘ถ Median Age

36.4

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population Density

272 / mi

๐Ÿป Legal Drinking Age

18

๐Ÿšฌ Public Smoking

Yes

๐Ÿ”ซ Guns per capita

8.6

๐Ÿ”ช Murder Rate

2.9 / 100,000

๐ŸŒง Rainfall (average)

58.5 in.

๐Ÿ“ก Internet Speed (average)

52.77 Mbps

๐Ÿš• Best Taxi App

Uber

๐Ÿšฐ Tap Water

๐Ÿ‘ Safe to Drink

๐Ÿ’ธ VAT Tax

20%

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ In the EU

No

๐Ÿ›‚ Shengen Country

No

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Speaks English

40%

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the costs for Albania

๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day - Backpacker

$23

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day - Family

$67

๐Ÿ  Apartment (per night)

$93

๐Ÿจ Hotel (per night)

$36

๐Ÿ  Apartment (per week)

$175

๐Ÿ  Apartment (per month)

$550

๐Ÿจ Hotel (per week)

$250

๐Ÿจ Hotel (per month)

$800

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿจ Luxury Hotel (per night)

$125

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿจ Luxury Hotel (per week)

$525

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿจ Luxury Hotel (per month)

$2,750

๐Ÿ› Hostel (per night)

$16

๐Ÿ› Hostel (per week)

$80

๐Ÿ› Hostel (per month)

$250

๐Ÿ  Airbnb (per night)

$30

๐Ÿ  Airbnb (per week)

$183

๐Ÿ  Airbnb (per month)

$550

๐Ÿฝ DInner (for 1)

$7

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ Dinner (family)

$25

๐Ÿฒ Food

$19

๐Ÿ” Lunch (for 1)

$7

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ” Lunch (family)

$18

๐Ÿณ Breakfast (for 1)

$3

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿณ Breakfast (family)

$13

โ˜•๏ธ Coffee

$1

๐Ÿฅค Coca Cola (0.3L)

$1

๐Ÿฅช Sandwich

$3

๐Ÿฅ– Bread

$1

๐Ÿฟ Snacks

$3

๐Ÿบ Beer (0.5L)

$6

๐Ÿ’ง Water (bottle)

$1

๐ŸŽŸ Museum Entry

$4

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tips

$36

๐ŸšŽ Transportation

$13

๐Ÿš• Taxi Ride

$10

๐ŸšŒ Bus Ride

$8

๐Ÿš‡ Subway Ride

$16

๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธ Scams/Robbery

$0

๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day

$61

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿค‘ Cost per day - Luxury

$134

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Co-working

$12

๐Ÿš™ Car Rental (per day)

$37

๐Ÿš™ Car Rental (per week)

$233

๐Ÿš™ Car Rental (per month)

$867

๐Ÿท Wine (glass)

$3

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the scores for Albania

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๐Ÿ‘ Liked by Eurotriprs
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๐Ÿคฉ Overall Score
Good (4)
๐ŸŽ‰ Fun
Ok (3)
๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธ Safety
Be careful (3)
๐Ÿ“ก Internet
Fast (5)
๐Ÿ’ต Cost
Good (4)
๐ŸŒฆ Weather
Comfortable (3.5)
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง English Speaking
Everyone (4.5)
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘จ For couples
Fun (2.5)
๐Ÿ˜˜ For singles
Ok (3)
๐Ÿ’ต Income Level
Low (2)
โ„๏ธ A/C
Ok (2.5)
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Co-working places
Bad (2)
๐Ÿ“ก Free Wifi
None (2)
๐Ÿ˜ƒ Happiness
Ok (2.5)
โœŒ๏ธ Peace (no wars/pol. conflict)
Safe (3)
๐ŸŽ“ Education Level
Average (2.5)
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Family Score
Ok (2.5)
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป Female Friendly
Ok (2.5)
๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ LGBTQ+ Friendly
Hostile (1.5)
๐Ÿ‘ฑโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ Racial Tolerance
Hostile (1.5)
๐Ÿ’ƒ Nightlife
Boring (2)
๐ŸŒก Temperature (Average)
Comfortable (3.5)
๐Ÿฅ Hospitals
Ok (2.5)
๐Ÿ’ง Humidity (Average)
Comfortable (3.5)
๐Ÿ’ง Humidity (Now)
Comfortable (3)
โ˜€๏ธ Sunshine (hours per day)
Good (4)
โ˜”๏ธ Rain (annual)
Average (2.5)
๐Ÿ’จ Wind
Breezy (2.5)
๐Ÿค Friendliness
Ok (3.5)
๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ Easy to get around
Ok (3)
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿฆฝ Accessibility
Not Accessible (2)
๐Ÿงน Clean
Tidy (2.5)
๐Ÿค— Hospitality
Casual (3.5)
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