Albania is a country in southeastern Europe. Its capital is Tirana. It has land borders with Montenegro, Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia and Greece.
Albania is a democratic country that is an official candidate for membership in the European Union. Its economy is largely based on the service sector, but industry and agriculture also play important roles. Albania's main religion is Islam, but it has a large Christian minority. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Albania.
Despite COVID-19, EU leaders plan to soon vote on whether to open membership negotiations to Albania and North Macedonia, which have been both recommended and rejected numerous times. Teri Schultz went to Tirana to see if Albanians are holding their breath this time.