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Albania

           

Official name: Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë)

Short name: Albania (Shqipëria)

Political system: Parliamentary Republic

Area: 28,748 km2

Population: 3,011,405

Capital: Tirana

Independence: 28 November 1912

National Holiday: Flag Day 28 November

Ethnicity: Albanian 95%, Greek 3%, Others 2%

Languages: Albanian, minority ethnic languages

Religions: Muslim 70%, Orthodox 20%, Catholic 10%

Currency: Albanian Lek (L)

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