Geography of Albania

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Albania has a total area of 28,748 km2 (11,100 sq mi). It shares a 172 km (107 mi) border with Montenegro to the northwest, a 115 km (71 mi) border with Kosovo to the northeast, a 151 km (94 mi) border with Macedonia to the north and east, and a 282 km (175 mi) border with Greece to the south and southeast.

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Its coastline is 487 km (303 mi) long. The lowlands of the west face the Adriatic Sea and the strategically important Strait of Otranto, which puts less than 100 km (62 mi) of water between Albania and the heel of the Italian "boot" (links Adriatic Sea to Ionian Sea and Mediterranean Sea).

Albania has coastline on the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea.