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The Republic of Albania is govern as an unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, and it covers 28.748 square kilometres. It is the home of 2.876.591 citizens, of which 59% are Muslims and 17% Christians.
The currency is Lek, worth 0,06 Danish Krone and € 0,0074. The GDP is US$12.876 billion.
The coastal lowlands have typically Mediterranean climate; the highlands have a Mediterranean continental climate.
Among the larger mammals are the Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Golden jackal (Canis aureus), Gray wolf (Canis lupus), Brown bear (Ursus arctos) and European otter (Lutra lutra).
Over a third of the territory of Albania – about 10.000 square kilometres are forested and the country is very rich in flora. However, I have failed to find anything in particular I will be looking for.