Albania

Inhabitants (million)

Area (1000 km²)

Inhabitants per km²

Tirana

Capital

Lek

Currency

GDP (PPP per capita, US$)

04.-20.06.2016

When we were there

Length of stay (days)

Kilometers traveled

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Campground Lake Shkodra Resort - Grile/Omaraj, Albania: 42.138364, 19.465628
Camping - Theth, Albania: 42.354860, 19.778260
Canyon - Theth, Albania: 42.355766, 19.765402
Hostel Destil - Tirana, Albania: 41.322287, 19.825855
Tirana Free Tour - Tirana, Albania: 41.329039, 19.817535
Restaurant Oda - Tirana, Albania: 41.329210, 19.823896
Bunk\'Art - Tirana, Albania: 41.351589, 19.860669
Ferry - Koman, Albania: 42.108819, 19.826233
Camping - Leshnje, Albania: 40.552780, 20.273140
Mountain peak - Ujanik, Albania: 40.636150, 20.162270
Campground Sunset - Ksamil, Albania: 39.779403, 20.006934

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Lake Koman Ferry in Albania – a stunning boat ride!

In the late 1960s, Albania’s communist regime began building several hydroelectric dams along the country’s biggest stream, the Drin River. And even today, these three dams account for more than three quarters of Albania’s electrical power production. What came with the dams, were the reservoirs in between them.

Gallery: Tirana

With 610,000 inhabitants, Tirana is Albanias capital and largest city. And there is a lot going on! Dive into the vibrant European lifestyle and soak up the feeling of change!

Gallery: The Albanian Alps

If you visit Albania, you need to go to the Albanian Alps! You will need a 4WD vehicle or be fearless enough to travel by furgon. But once you get there, the scenery, wilderness and hiking options will be rewarding! Here are some pictures to feed your curiosity.

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Lake Koman Ferry in Albania – a stunning boat ride!

In the late 1960s, Albania’s communist regime began building several hydroelectric dams along the country’s biggest stream, the Drin River. And even today, these three dams account for more than three quarters of Albania’s electrical power production. What came with the dams, were the reservoirs in between them.

4 memorable things to do in Tirana!

Tirana offers many interesting sights and activities for its visitors. We stayed there for three days. Besides watching the EURO2016 in different fan zones, we walked around a lot through Albania’s growing capital. Orientation It is pretty easy to orient...

Albania: The Essentials

The Albanian identity, as one native told us, lies on three columns: their liberator Skënderbej, their unique language – and Rakija. Albania, or better Shqiperia, is a small country with a big and influencing history. Their national hero Skënderbej dates back to...

7 Reasons why you should go visit Albania now!

Are you wondering where your next trip should lead you? Albania may not be the first country most people consider during their trip planning stages. But it is definitely worth to visit Albania! And now is the right time! Let us tell you why: #1 – The Albanians...

What makes Albanians one of the nicest European inhabitants

Although you can reach Albania from our hometown within one day of driving, we knew little to nothing about this country or its inhabitants. But now, after spending more than two weeks in Albania, we want to tell you that Albanians are the most hospitable, friendly...

People and Stories from Albania

Also take a look at all the other destinations we have been to

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Croatia: 45.815011, 15.981919
Montenegro: 42.430420, 19.259364
Albania: 41.327500, 19.818890
Bulgaria: 42.682476, 23.306086
Greece: 37.971197, 23.717051
Turkey: 39.895917, 32.836915
Azerbaijan: 40.398020, 49.724140

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Croatia: 45.815011, 15.981919
Montenegro: 42.430420, 19.259364
Albania: 41.327500, 19.818890
Bulgaria: 42.682476, 23.306086
Greece: 37.971197, 23.717051
Turkey: 39.895917, 32.836915
Azerbaijan: 40.398020, 49.724140
Georgia: 41.721200, 44.811900

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