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Culture of Albania

People in Albania speak the Albanian language. The linguistic diversity of Albania is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale which for Albania is 0.0399. The followers of Islam are the religious majority in the country. 53.4% of Albania's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Albania. The rate of urbanization in Albania is considered to be 1.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Albania, 2,857,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Albania is called 'Himni i Flamurit', which in English means 'Hymn to the Flag'. It was adopted in 1912. The lyrics have been written by Aleksandër Stavre Drenova and the music has been composed by Ciprian Porumbescu.

Fast food

Around 21% of the population of Albania are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Albania consume 2.1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 31.8% beer, 19.8% wine, 48.4% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Albania is tavë kosi.