Capital: Tirana (Tirane)
Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy
Total Area: 11,100 Square Miles
28,748 Square Kilometers
Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece in the south and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north
Language Albanian (official - Tosk is the official dialect), Greek
Albanian (official - Tosk is the official dialect), Greek. Albania adopted a Latin script in 1908. Two dialects, Tosk and Gheg are spoken in Albania, but the official language is based on the Tosk dialect. The Albanian language Shqip is descended from Illyrian.
The Albanian People
Albanians greet each other with a handshake. Women greet with a kiss on each cheek. Except for friends, the Albanians use: Zonja (Mrs), Zonjusje (Miss), or Zoteri (Mr).
Where to find more out about Afghanistan
Albanian Daily News