Albania - Location, size, and extent



Albania is situated on the west coast of the Balkan Peninsula opposite the "heel" of the Italian "boot," from which it is separated on the SW and W by the Strait of Otranto and the Adriatic Sea. It is bordered on the N and E by Serbia and Montenegro and Macedonia, and on the SE by Greece, with a total boundary length of 720 km (447 mi). Comparatively, Albania is slightly smaller than the state of Maryland, with a total area of 28,748 sq km (11,100 sq mi) and extends 340 km (211 mi) N-S and 148 km (92 mi) E-W . Albania's capital city, Tiranë, is located in the west central part of the country.

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Feb 12, 2009 @ 2:14 pm
I lived in albania four 7 years and it is amazing !

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