Flag of Albania and sq-AL

Locale Code: sq-AL

The locale code represents Albanian language in Albania country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive sq-AL locale data for Albania
Country NameAlbania
Country Name (Local)Republika e Shqipërisë
Country Flag🇦🇱
Country Area28748 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)AL
Language NameAlbanian
Language Name (Local)Shqip
Language Code (ISO 639-1)sq
RegionSoutheast Europe
Capital NameTirana
Capital Latitude41.3275
Capital Longitude19.81889
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The currency used for the locale code sq-AL is Lek.

Currency information for Albania and sq-AL locale
Currency NameLek
Currency Name (Local)Albanian lek
Currency CodeALL
Currency SymbolL
Currency Numeric8
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameQindarka


Albania has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Albania shares borders with 4 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'sq-AL' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, sq_AL is a locale code for Albanian language in Albania. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.