Capital: Tirana Total Area: 28,748 km2 Approximate population: 2,878,499 Location: Southeastern Europe Languages: Albanian, Greek Religions: Sunni Muslim, Albanian Orthodox, Roman Catholic Currency: Lek Organizations: United Nations World's 140th largest country Maritime boundaries: Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea Borders: Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro
Interesting facts: - Albania is one of the only majority Muslim nations in Europe. - Albania had become a Christian country by the 2nd century. It was only in the 15th century that Ottoman Turks introduced Islam here. - The local name of Albania is 'Shqiperia', which can be translated to 'Land of the Eagles'.