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Lifestyle

Lifestyle

While Albania is poor, less secure and more unpopular with expats, if offers great opportunities for adventure. It is currently a democracy yet reeling from its Soviet autocratic history. It is a Muslim country yet impacted by European secularism. Expats will enjoy a number of western amenities in Tirana, a young, energetic and cosmopolitan city with a fair number of international inhabitants. Still, communicating with the locals may prove difficult given the fact that the official language is Albanian and only a small minority speak English. Read more…

Satisfying sites on lifestyle in Albania

expatintelligence-albania        Numbeo.Albania     Numbeo.Tirana     Expatwoman.Albania     country.Albania     Expat-blog     Internations.Albania

Cost of Living

Cost of living

Living in Albania is cheap. In fact, it is one of the cheapest places to reside in Europe. According to Expatulator.com, almost every product sells for less money in Albania as compared to its European counterparts. This includes low prices for such goods and services as household accommodations, transport, groceries, food, alcohol, Internet, furniture and appliances, healthcare, restaurants and recreation and culture. The western expat should not only be able to live comfortably in Albania but save money as well.

Satisfying sites on cost of living in Albania

expatfinder-albania      numbeo.Albania     Numbeo.Tirana     Expatistan.Tirana      Expatistan.Albania

Climate

Climate

The climate of Albania is mild and temperate with cool, cloudy, wet winters and hot, clear and dry summers. On average, the warmest months are July and August. Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in January, February, October, November and December. On average, the warmest month is August where temperatures can range from 24 to 36 degrees Celsius. The coldest month is January and the temperatures drop to an average of 4 degrees. December is the wettest month.July is the driest month.

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Visa Restrictions

Visa Restrictions

Entrants into Albania will require a work permit. The requirements for this often differ depending on your Nationality. For the latest up to date information for entry please contact the nearest Embassy. 

Safety and Security

Safety and Security

The political and security status of countries around the world are constantly changing, to keep up with the current situation in any country please monitor the relevant Government websites and international news. The links below also provide useful indicators for prospective travelers:

The UK Foreign Office         US State Department         BBC World News         Al Jazeera         Albanian Daily News


* Leopardfish takes no responsibility for the accuracy of this data, All data is provided in good faith. 
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