Area Total 28,748 sq km
Climate mild temperate; cool, cloudy, wet winters; hot, clear, dry summers; interior is cooler and wetter
Natural Resources petroleum, natural gas, coal, bauxite, chromite, copper, iron ore, nickel, salt, timber, hydropower, arable land
Imports $4.1 billion (2017 est.)
partners: Italy 28.5%, Turkey 8.1%, Germany 8%, Greece 8%, China 7.9%, Serbia 4% (2017)
Government parliamentary republic
Capital Tirana (Tirane)
Population 3.1 million (July 2018 est.)
Ethnicity Albanian 82.6%, Greek 0.9%, other 1% (including Vlach, Romani, Macedonian, Montenegrin, and Egyptian), unspecified 15.5% (2011 est.)
Language Albanian 98.8% (official – derived from Tosk dialect), Greek 0.5%, other 0.6% (including Macedonian, Romani, Vlach, Turkish, Italian, and Serbo-Croatian), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
Exports Germany 12.5%, France 10.3%, US 9%, Spain 5.2%, UK 5.2%, Switzerland 4.6% (2017) – engineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco; minerals, nonferrous metals

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RSS News Sources: Balkan Insight | The Guardian
RSS News Sources: Balkan Insight | The Guardian
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