Albania - General information
RegionSouthern Europe
CapitalTirana
LanguageAlbanian
CurrencyLek
Population3,011,405
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
Total217534
Accommodation in Albania USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre55
Shared room in city centre102
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre100
1 bedroom apartment in city centre174
Coordinates of Albania
Time ZoneEurope/Tirane
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude41.000000000
Longitude20.000000000
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. 5.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 19.5 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.0 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.5 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.0 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.6 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 4.1 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4.8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 9.6 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2.0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 11.5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.3 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 12,904.9 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 26.4 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 6.5 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 46.6 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34.5 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 64.2 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 67.2 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 217.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 124.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 381.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 206.3 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 57.0 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 16.5 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,206.9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 539.5 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 291.9 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 7.23%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Albania

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C33292320162025263134373838
Average high°C25201512101113162125292919
Average temperature°C20161297810131721242315
Average low°C1713107567101417192012
Record low°C81-1-5-6-8-5-14101313-8
RainDays371099888742276
SnowDays00134420000014
FogDays42224432324436
ThunderstormsDays1100000012116
Average precipitationMm.5494140121110108858078472732977
Relative humidity%19212323232221201918171620
Relative humidity morning%76777776747275757774707275
Relative humidity evening%61636466635961626263565861
Wind speedKm/h1111111191313131212121312
Day LengthHours13121010101112141516151413
Dew point°C151173125712151616111
Growing degree-day°C2661524082019541452733664153892201
Solar radiation, globalMj/m216117671014172125252215
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