About Tirana


Let's have a look around into background of Tirana
  • Region Tirane
  • Country: Albania
  • Latitude: 41.3275
  • Longitude: -19.8188889
  • Time zone: Central European Time
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Tirana

  • Climate: Mediterran Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September

Location

It is the capital and largest city of Albania as well as heart of Albania's cultural, economic and governmental activity. The population of Tirana is about 557,422 (2011 Census).

Distance from Tirana center to Airport

The closest major airport to Tirana, Albania is Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa (TIA / LATI).

  • Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km
  • Driving Time: 20 Minutes
  • Languages: Albanian followed by Italian being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa
  • Road: Bus: Bus Lines in Tirana; Taxis: MerrTaxi

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 100 LEK -200 LEK
  • Housekeeper: 100 LEK -200 LEK

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 100 LEK -200 LEK

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kamze,
  • Vore,
  • Kerrabe

Emergency Contact Numbers in Tirana city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 128/129/127
  • Airport: +355 4 238 1600 (Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa)
  • Hospital: +355 4 239 0500 (SALUS Spitali Italian)

Events

  • Korça Beer Festival
  • Gjirokaster Folk Festival
  • Tirana International Film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Pyramid of Tirana
  • Mount Dajt
  • Et'hem Bey Mosque

Theatre & Concerts

  • National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania
  • National Theatre
  • Kinemaja Imperial ``Kristal Center´´

Visit Top Restaurants in Tirana

  • Otium
  • Gourmet Restaurant
  • Xheko Imperial Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Tirana

  • Toptani Shopping Center
  • Tirana Ring Center
  • Concord Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Historical Museum
  • Skanderbeg Square
  • National Archaeological Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Chicken Wings – Tek Zgara Tirones
  • Pasta – Pastamore Tirana
  • Salad – Zgara Korcare 2

Sports Club

  • FK Partizani Tirana – Football
  • FK Dinamo Tirana – Football
  • KF Spartaku Tiranë – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: Lek 145.61
  • Taxi: Lek 250.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): Lek 69,466.93
  • Cheap meal: Lek 625.00
  • Gasoline: Lek 167.60 / litre
  • 3 course meal: Lek 2,300.00
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