Albania flag Map of Albania

Key Facts

Capital

Tirana

Population

3,200,000

Size

28,784km²

Languages

  • Albanian

Albania profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
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Albania flag Albanian Pulaku fails drugs test

Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku fails a drugs test and will not compete at the London 2012 Olympics.

28 Jul 12

Kosovo's Olympic dream ends

Women's -52kg

2 Apr 12

Latest news on Majlinda Kelmendi - Kosovo's judo star and London 2012 Olympic hopeful.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Albania at the Olympics

1972 First Olympic appearance