Ten fun facts about Albania
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Albanian people called their nation Arber during the middle ages.
The most popular sport in Albania is soccer.
The official currency in Albania is the Albanian Lek.
Islam is the most common religion in Albania with more than two thirds of the population practicing it.Fact 5:
Nodding the head in Albania is a disagreement while shaking the head means "yes".Fact 6:
The national airport of Albania is named after Mother Teresa. The full name of the the airport is Tirana International Nene Tereza.Fact 7:
Shqiperia is Albania in Albanian language. The official name for Albania is "Republika e Shqiperise" meaning the Republic of Albania.Fact 8:
Albania gained its independence in 1912 but was not recognized by a lot of countries till 1913.Fact 9:
The literacy rate is 93% for men and 80% for women.Fact 10:
The population in Albania is estimated to be 3.5 million only. Go to more country facts ❯
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