Albania & Kosovo Statistics & Maps
Albania & Kosovo Statistics
General area and historical maps
Albania & Kosovo Statistics:
Land area: 10,579 miles2
Coastline: 225 miles
Length of boundaries: Greece 175 miles; former Yugoslavia 302
Total population: 1990 estimate 3,273,131; 41% urban, 59%
Largest cities: Tiranė 206,000; Durrės 72,000; Shkodėr
71,000; Elbasan 70,000; Vlorė 61,000; Korēė 57,000; Fier 37,000; Berat 37,000;
Lushnjė 24,000; Kavajė 23,000
Length of road network: 337 miles
International airport: Tiranė
Language: Albanian, Greek; Principle Albanian dialects: Tosk
(official), spoken south of the Shkumbin River; Geg to the north.
Religion: Freedom of religion (formerly constitutionally
atheist); 70% Islamic; 20% Albanian Orthodox; 10% Roman Catholic; 1% Protestant.
Climate: Mild temperature; cool, cloudy, wet winters; hot,
clear, dry summers. Interior is cooler and wetter.
full size picture of the Kosovo map, please click on picture for link to source.
General area & historical maps
Link to map showing the dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire
[1683-1923] (649k) which also includes Albania & Kosovo.
Click here to view a pictoral time-line of Albania's history.