Official language in: Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro

Minority language in: Italy, Serbia, Croatia, Romania

Spoken by: 7.5 million people (native globally)

Language family: Indo-European language

Writing system: Latin (Albanian alphabet)

Fun Fact: Albania isn’t called Albania in Albanian! In Albanian the name for Albania is Shqipëri. This is often translated as The Land of Eagles. They have eagles as a national symbol and it is on the Albanian flag.

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Albanian Words and Phrases

Albanian Language information pack

Albania – the country

Albania Independence Day & Flag Day

Kosovo – the Country

North Macedonia – the Country