4. Curiosities

1. The official currency in Albania is Lek

2. The population of Albania is esteemed to be around 4 million

3. In 1967, Albania became the first officially atheist country in the world

4. Albania is one of the most ethnically homogeneous countries in the world, with Albanians making around 98% of the general population

5. Albanoi tribe, which used to inhabit the region around Durres, gave Albania its name

6. More than two-thirds of the population in Albania is Muslim

7.During the Cold War, it is calculated that for every three Albanians, one bunker was built.

8. Mercedes Benz is the brand of choice in Albania

9. The first railroad in Albania was built in1947

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