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About Albania

Map is showing Albania, a republic on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea in west, Montenegro in north, Serbia (Kosovo) in north east, the Republic of Macedonia in east, and Greece in south east. Albania shares maritime borders with Croatia and Italy.

With an area of 28,748 km², Albania is slightly smaller than Maryland, or only half the size of Croatia. The country has a population of 2,890,000 people (2015), Capital and largest city is Tirana. Spoken language is Albanian.

Geography of Albania
Albania has three primary topographical areas: a coastal plain, an interior mountainous region, and an interior plain. The interior of the country is mostly mountainous and approximately 36% is densely forested.

The highest mountain in the country is Korab with 2,764 m (9,068 feet), its ridges are forming a section of the border between Albania and the Republic of Macedonia. The Albanian plains are extensively planted with olives, citrus fruits and vineyards. There are numerous lakes in the country, the biggest is Shkodra, with 370 km² the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula, it is shared with Montenegro. The exceptionally deep lake Ohrid (294 m; 931ft) in the eastern part of the country is shared with Macedonia. The Ionian coast, particularly the "Riviera of Flowers," from Vlora to Saranda, is both rugged and beautiful, featuring some of the most picturesque scenery in the country.

Airport
Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza (IATA code: TIA), also known as Rinas Airport) is Albania's only international airport, located 25 kilometres (16 miles) northwest of Tirana near the town of Rina.

Seaport
The principal port is located in Albania's second largest city of Durrës.
 
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Political Map of Albania
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Cities and towns in Albania

The Map shows the location of following Albanian cities:

Bajram Curri, Ballsh, Berat, Bilisht, Bulquizë, Burrel, Cërrik, Çorovodë, Delvinë, Dhërmi, Durrës, Elbasan, Ersekë, Fier, Gjirokastër, Gramsh, Kavajë, Konispol, Koplik, Korçe, Krujë, Krumë, Kuçovë, Kukës, Laç, Lezhë, Librazhd, Lushnjë, Maliq, Maqellarë, Memaliaj, Patos, Peqin, Peshkopi, Përmet , Pogradec, Pukë, Rrëshen, Sarandë, Selenicë, Shijak, Shkodër (Scutari), Tepelenë, Tiranë (Tirana), Tropojë, Valbone, Vermosh, and Vlorë.
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