Albania - General information
Region region
Capital Tirana
Language Albanian
Currency Lek
Population 3,011,405
Phone code +355
Cost of living in Albania
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 54 101
Food 88 166
Transportation 8 116
Communications and utilities 36 44
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 14 44
Total 217 534
Accommodation in Albania USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 55
Shared room in city centre 102
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 100
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 174
Coordinates of Albania
Time Zone Europe/Tirane
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 41.000000000
Longitude 20.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 89 m.

List of largest cities in Albania

 
Tirana Tirana
Tirana Tiranë
374,801
Durres Durres
Durres Durrës
122,034
Elbasan Elbasan
Elbasan Elbasan
100,903
Vlore Vlore
Vlore Vlorë
89,546
Shkoder Shkoder
Shkoder Shkodër
88,245
Fier-Cifci Fier-Cifci
Fier-Cifci Fier
60,995

Cost of living and prices in Albania

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 19 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 4 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 10 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 11 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 12,905 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 26 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 6 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 47 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 64 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 67 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 217 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 125 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 381 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 206 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 57 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 16 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,207 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 539 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 292 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 7.23%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Albania

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 29 23 20 16 20 25 26 31 34 37 38 38
Average high °C 25 20 15 12 10 11 13 16 21 25 29 29 19
Average temperature °C 20 16 12 9 7 8 10 13 17 21 24 23 15
Average low °C 17 13 10 7 5 6 7 10 14 17 19 20 12
Record low °C 8 1 -1 -5 -6 -8 -5 -1 4 10 13 13 -8
Rain Days 3 7 10 9 9 8 8 8 7 4 2 2 76
Snow Days 0 0 1 3 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 14
Fog Days 4 2 2 2 4 4 3 2 3 2 4 4 36
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 6
Average precipitation Mm. 54 94 140 121 110 108 85 80 78 47 27 32 977
Relative humidity % 19 21 23 23 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 20
Relative humidity morning % 76 77 77 76 74 72 75 75 77 74 70 72 75
Relative humidity evening % 61 63 64 66 63 59 61 62 62 63 56 58 61
Wind speed Km/h 11 11 11 11 9 13 13 13 12 12 12 13 12
Day Length Hours 13 12 10 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 15 14 13
Dew point °C 15 11 7 3 1 2 5 7 12 15 16 16 111
Growing degree-day °C 266 152 40 82 0 19 54 145 273 366 415 389 2201
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 16 11 7 6 7 10 14 17 21 25 25 22 15
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