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Albania

Geography

Capital:

Tirana

Area:

total: 28,748 sq km
land: 27,398 sq km
water: 1,350 sq km

Land boundries:

Total: 691 km
Border countries (4): Greece 212 km, Kosovo 112 km, Macedonia 181 km, Montenegro 186 km

41 00 N, 20 00 E

Terrain:

mostly mountains and hills; small plains along coast

Natural resources:

petroleum, natural gas, coal, bauxite, chromite, copper, iron ore, nickel, salt, timber, hydropower, arable land

Land use:

agricultural land: 42.86% (2014 est.)
arable land: 52.42% (2014 est.) / permanent crops: 6.84% (2014 est.) / permanent pasture: 40.73% (2014 est.)
forest: 28.19% (2014 est.)
other: 28.95% (2014 est.)

People & Society

Population:

3,057,220 (July 2018 est.)

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.)

Death rate:

6.9 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 11.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 12.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
female: 10.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)

Health expenditures:

8.2% of GDP (2014)

Physicians density:

1.29 physicians/1,000 population (2013)

Hospital bed density:

2.9 beds/1,000 population (2013)

Major infectious diseases:

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