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AL

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ALBANIA.

AL

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Albania. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Albanian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Albania. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Albania. Each county and district has its own code with the prefix "AL." For example, the code for the district of Berat is ISO 3166-2:AL-BR.
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At breakfast time, eating nothing myself, I presided with such frigid dignity that the two mates were only too glad to escape from the cabin as soon as decency permitted; and all the time the dual working of my mind distracted me al- most to the point of insanity.
Right aft two seamen, busy cleaning the steering gear, with the reflected ripples of light running playfully up their bent backs, went on with their work, unaware of me and of the al- most affectionate glance I threw at them in passing toward the companion-way of the cabin.