The currency used in Albania is called as the Lek. This currency is denoted with the currency sign Lek and the ISO 4217 Code for the Albanian Lek is ALL.
The Lek, is the official currency of the Albania . It is divided into 100 smaller units called qindarkė.
The constitution of Albania provides that the Albania government shall have the power to print the Albanian Lek and qindarkė coins to be used as a legal tender in Albania.
The Albanian Lek bank notes and Qindarkė coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Albanian Lek bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol Lek
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Albanian Lek.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 200, 500, 1000 and 2000 lekė 5000 lekė
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 lekė 1 lek.