10 Interesting Albania Facts

Wednesday, November 6th 2013. | Countries

The people who learn more about the countries in the world should take a look at the Albania facts. Albania is a nice country in the world. There are many tourism objects that you can visit with your friends and family for the new vacation. Albania can impress you more if you learn about the friendly people, education background and culture. Here are the facts about Albania:

Albania Facts 1: soccer

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. Many European people love this sport. When you see a world cup, you know the euphoria is unbeatable with any other kinds of sport. You should know that the Albanian people really love to watch soccer.

Albania Facts 2: Arber

Sometimes a country has different name in the past just like Albania.  During the middle ages, the Albanian people called their country as Arber.



Albania Facts 3: religion

The most popular religion practiced and embraced by the Albanian people is Islam. It is estimated that more than 2/3 from all people living in the country are Muslims.

Albania Facts 4: Currency

If you intend to visit this beautiful country, you need to know the currency rate. They people here use Lek as the official currency.

Albania Facts

Albania Facts

Albania Facts 5: non verbal language

Before you come to Albania, you need to learn the non verbal language.  When you shake head, it means yes.  If you want to show disagreement, you can nod the head.

Albania Facts 6: national airport

The national airport in Albania is derived from the name of Mother Teresa. Tirana International Nene Tereza is the full name of the Albanian national airport.

Contrasts of Albania

Contrasts of Albania

Albania Facts 7: language

The main language of Albania is called Shqiperia. If you want to know the full name for the country, you can call it as “Republika e Shqiperise”. The name means Republic of Albania.

Albania Facts 8: literacy rate

The literacy rate of this country is higher. The women literacy rate is around 80 percent, while men have higher literacy rate of 93 percent.

Jala Beach Albania

Jala Beach Albania

Albania Facts 9: independence

In 1912, Albania got its independence even though many countries did not recognize it. In 1913, the recognition was given to Albania as a country.

Albania Facts 10: population

Albania is a quite place to live. The population of this country is only 3.5 million people.

saranda beach

saranda beach

When you are in Albania, you will be fascinated with different culture and gesture that people use as their non verbal communication. It is better for you to learn about it so that you will never create any miscommunication with the local people. How do you perceive the facts about Albania?

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