Albania (GPS: 41 00 N, 20 00 E) is located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea, between Greece to the south and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north. The country’s area measurements are total: 28,748 sq km; land: 27,398 sq km, water: 1,350 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Maryland. The total irrigated land is 3,310 sq km (2012).
One of Albania’s essential features: Strategic location along the Strait of Otranto (links Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea).