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Sunni Muslim (56.7%)
Roman Catholic (10%)
Bodies of Water:
Adriatic Sea (West)
Ionian Sea (Southwest)
(95.3% land, 4.7% water)
Cool, cloudy, wet winters
Hot, clear, dry summers
Mostly mountainous and hilly
Small plains along the coastline
Maja e Korabit (2,764 m)
Heads of State:
President Ilir Meta
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Edi Rama
28 November 1912 (from the Ottoman Empire)
Hymni i Flamurit
GDP Per Capita
$1 (USD) = Lek107.24
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Albanians move their heads up and down to indicate "no" and shake their head from side to side to indicate "yes".
Mother Teresa is the only Albanian to have ever won a Nobel Prize.
Almost every region in Albania has its own traditional dress, meaning that there are over 200 total in the country.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/al.html (Majority of information)
http://www.instat.gov.al/media/177354/main_results__population_and_housing_census_2011.pdf (Population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 22 October 2016