People [1]


Population 1,786,038 (2021)
Population Growth Rate -0.229 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 46.871 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population Data Unavailable
Infant Mortality Rate Data Unavailable
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.567 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]


Data Unavailable


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Natural Gas

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Other [3]


Airports 6 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 562,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 2,012 km (2015)
Internet Users 44,153,000 (2016 est.)
Railways 333 km (2015)
Telephones 831,470 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSoutheast Europe, between Serbia and Macedonia
Total Area10,887 sq. km
Land Area10,887 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climateinfluenced by continental air masses resulting in relatively cold winters with heavy snowfall and hot, dry summers and autumns; Mediterranean and alpine influences create regional variation; maximum rainfall between October and December
Terrainflat fluvial basin with an elevation of 400-700 m above sea level surrounded by several high mountain ranges with elevations of 2,000 to 2,500 m
Lowest PointDrini i Bardhe/Beli Drim 297 m (located on the border with Albania)
Highest Point Gjeravica/Deravica 2,656 m


  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020