Albania is a country in Southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea with a population of over 2.8 million people.
The official language is Albanian, the standard from which was drawn from merging two main dialects, Gheg and Tosk.
Albania is a unitary parliamentary republic, with a president and prime minister.
Close 60% of Albania adheres to Islam, and Christianity is practiced by 17% of the population.
The lek is the official currency of Albania.