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Albania

Geographic coordinates41 00 N, 20 00 E

Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece to the south and Montenegro and Serbia and Kosovo  to the north

Population:

3,088,385 (July 2021 est.)

Climate: mild temperate; cool, cloudy, wet winters; hot, clear, dry summers; interior is cooler and wetter

 

Languages: Albanian 98.8% (official - derived from Tosk dialect), Greek 0.5%, other 0.6% (including Macedonian, Romani, Vlach, Turkish, Italian, and Serbian), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)

Religions : Muslim 56.7%, Roman Catholic 10%, Orthodox 6.8%, atheist 2.5%, Bektashi (a Sufi order) 2.1%, other 5.7%, unspecified 16.2% (2011 est.)

note: all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing the private religious practice

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Albanian Fact Book

🖥 Places to work from: Good 
😁 Friendly to foreigners: Good 
🤚🏿🤚🏻 Racial tolerance: Good 
👌 Safety: Good 
🗯 Freedom of speech: Good 
🌈 LGBTQ+ friendly: Bad
✌️ Peace (no pol. conflict): Great
🙊 English speaking: Good 
📡 Internet; Great    🏎 Fast: 50.4  Mbps 
👍 Quality of life score: Good
💰 Cost of living for the nomad in Tirana,
short-term  £916/ 1090€ p/m 

💰 Cost of living for a family in Tirana
£1081/ 1286€ p/m 

💰 Cost of living for long-term £581/ 691€ p/m
💰 Cost of living for local £309/ 368 € p/m 
🎓 Education level: Okay
🏥 Healthcare: Okay
🔌 Power 230V 50Hz
💳 Cashless:
💳 Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
🚰 Tap water 👌 Yes, safe to drink
✈️ Best short-haul air carrier : 
Air Albania