Ambassador Ksenofon Krisafi
Age: 52.Credentials presented: December 1998.Spouse: Evgjeni Krisafi.Education: Law Degree, Faculty of Political and Legal Sciences, University of Tirana; Doctor; Maître de Conférences.Professional background: University Teacher and Dean, Law, University of Tirana; President, Legal
Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Director, Department of Legal
and Consular Affairs and International Treaties; Board Member of several companies and foundations.Languages: Albanian, French, English, Italian, Russian.
Population: 3.37 million.Density: 107 persons per sq.km.Official language: Albanian.Principal religions: Islam, Catholicism, Orthodoxy.Capital: Tirana.Principal cities: Shokdra, Durrës, Elbasan, Vlora, Korça, Fier, Berat.Government: Parliamentary Republic.Leader: Pres. Rexhep Meidani, PM Tlir Meta.Membership: UN, OSCE, Council of Europe
, and others.Exports: Chrome, electric power, copper, nickel, agricultural products, handicrafts.Principal trading partners: EU, Eastern European countries, Turkey, China.GNP per capita: US$ 600.GNP: US$ 1.8 billion.Address: Rue du Môle 32, Appartement 23; 1202 Geneva.Tel. 731.11.43.Fax.738.81.56.Email: .National day: November 28.Algeria