consists of mostly hilly and mountainous terrain, the highest mountain, Korab
in the district of Dibra reaching up to 2753 metres.
70% of the country that is mountainous is rugged and often inaccessible.
Besides capital city Tirana
, with 800,000 inhabitants, the principal cities are Durrës, Elbasan, Shkodër, Gjirokastër, Vlorë and Korçë.