3,619,000 people





Map of Albania

Area in square kilometers

28,748 km2
TIRANA, MAY 12, 2011 Today, USAID and the Albanian Chamber of Advocates signed a cooperation agreement to establish a Continuous Legal Education (CLE) program in Albania. USAID/Albania’s Mission Director, Mr.
USAID Launches Program to Support Legal Education in AlbaniaUSAID Launches Program to Support Legal Education in Albania TIRANA, MAY 12, 2011 Today, USAID and the Albanian Chamber of Advocates signed a cooperation agreement to establish a Continuous Legal Education (CLE) program in Albania.
USAID Launches the Albanian Cyber-Security ProgramUSAID Launches the Albanian Cyber-Security Program JUNE 13, 2011 Today, USAID launched the Albanian Cyber-Security Program, a one-year initiative that will build the Government of Albania’s (GoA) capacity to prevent and respond to cyber-security incidents.
activities, he published four books in Albanian, a rarity at the time, and was the first Albanian writer to publish a substantial amount of poetry in Albanian, some 3,300 lines of it. http://wn.
Lekë Matrënga (1567–1619) () was an Albanian writer and priest in the Arbëresh community of Sicily. He is regarded as one of the authors of the era of early Albanian literature. http://wn.
Karl was the independent Albanian ruler of Durazzo (modern-day Durrës). To the Roman Curia, Karl maintained usually good relations, therefore that could do.
Albania is a small country of about 3 million mainly Muslim people bordering Kosovo, Macedonia, and Greece in the Balkan Peninsula.
It has been over two decades since Albania escaped the iron grip of communism, yet it is still struggling to sustain democracy.
Albania’s natural resources like chromium were specifically cited in the announcement this week that Albania and China had signed an Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation. Since 2009, Albania has sought to join the European Union.
Albania is a parliamentary democracy and a transition economy. The Albanian capital, Tirana, is home to approximately 600,000 of the country's 3,000,000 people.
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Albania is a member of the UN, NATO, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Council of Europe, World Trade Organisation, Organisation of the Islamic Conference and one of the founding members of the Union for the Mediterranean.
* National Tourism Organization Albania's official website for travel & tourism information. * Albania * Shqipërisë - Albania * Perfiles de países de la FAO: Albania Obtenido de «http://es.wikipedia.
Albania es un estado muy montañoso, con alturas generalizadas de más de 1000 metros. Las tierras bajas sólo ocupan 1/7 del país y se reducen a la llanura litoral y a valles muy estrechos. La costa frente al mar Adriático es recortada, salpicada por golfos y cabos.
Albania is a source country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor, including the forced begging of children.
around Albania, competed in the final round before a jury of Embassy officials. Divided into three age groups, students 12 – 13 years old, 14 – 15 years old, and 16 years old all competed within their cohort in timed sequential rounds.
Mission in Albania will send an American diplomat to speak to your group, school, college or university and allow you the chance to hear from an American first-hand on topics of interest.
At least in budget terms, Albania was the best stretch of Seth Kugel's six-week-old Frugal Mediterranean adventure.
July 17, 2009worldNewsIn Albanian Feuds, Isolation Engulfs Families In Albanian Feuds, Isolation Engulfs Families By DAN BILEFSKY An estimated 20,000 people have been ensnared by blood feuds in Albania, a desperately poor country struggling to uphold the rule of
Tens of thousands of Albanian opposition supporters marched peacefully through the capital, Tirana, on Friday to demand that the government resign over corruption allegations.
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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: Albania is a parliamentary democracy with a market-oriented economic system. Albania's per capita income is among the lowest in Europe, but economic conditions in the country are steadily improving. Albania's economic integration into broader European markets is slowly underway.
Read the Department of State’s Background Notes on Albania for additional information. Back to Top SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM(STEP) / EMBASSY LOCATION: If you are going to live or visit Albania, please take the time to tell our Embassy about your trip.
Albania (Albanian: Shqipëria) is a small country in the Balkans. It shares borders with Greece, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, and Montenegro.
Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect) Religion Albanians are mostly atheist or do not follow any religion.
Traditional Albanian culture honors the role and person of the guest. In return for this place of honor, respect is expected from the guest.
Albania from the end of World War II until his death in 1985, as the First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania.
Albania was a distinguished leader of the Albanian national movement, founder of the modern Albanian state and its first head of state and government. http://wn.
Bianchi) (1606–1643) was an Albanian bishop and author of the early eras of Albanian literature. http://wn.
Albania is fast becoming one of the world's most interesting getaways. Still relatively unspoiled by globalization, tourists will notice an inspiring mixture of civilizations and cultures - making this European country truly unique.
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in 1912, Albania became a republic in 1925, then a satellite of the USSR in 1944. Elections in 1992 transferred power from the Communist Party to a nominally democratic government. Tiranë is the capital and the largest city. Population: 3,600,000.
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Albania has a developing free-market economy that until 1991 was shaped by a socialist system of state ownership. The country is a unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house.
* Albanian Border and Migration Police figures showed that 73,928 British Citizens visited Albania between 1 June 2010 and 1 June 2011. Most visits are trouble-free. See General - Consular Assistance Statistics.
Albanian driving can often be aggressive and erratic. Fatality rates from road traffic accidents are amongst the highest in Europe. Minor traffic disputes can quickly escalate, especially as some motorists could be armed.
with the Albanian Embassy in London before departure regarding documentary requirements. The British Embassy is unable to offer any assistance to individuals attempting to bring vehicles into Albania who do not have the correct documentation on arrival at the border.
Albanian: Shqipnia/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Albanian: Republika e Shqipërisë, pronounced ; Gheg Albanian: Republika e Shqipnísë), is a country in Southeast Europe, in the Balkans region.
Tirana ( /tɨˈrɑːnə/, Albanian: Tiranë, Tirana or Tirona) is the capital and the largest city of Albania. Modern Tirana was founded as an Ottoman town in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler from Mullet, although the area has been continuously inhabited since antiquity. Tirana became Albania's...
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After Dušan's death (1355), Albania was ruled by native chieftains until the Turks began their conquests in the 15th cent. In return for serving the Turks, a son of one of these chieftains received the title Iskender Bey (Lord Alexander), which in Albanian became Scanderbeg.
Albania was invaded (7th cent.) by the Serbs, and S Albania was annexed (9th cent.) by Bulgaria. In 1014, Emperor Basil II retook S Albania, which remained in the Byzantine Empire until it passed to Epirus in 1204.
The Albanians are reputedly descendants of Illyrian and Thracian tribes that settled the region in ancient times. The area then comprised parts of Illyria and Epirus and was known to the ancient Greeks for its mines.
Map of AlbaniaMap of Albania President: Bamir Topi (2007) Prime Minister: Sali Berisha (2005) Land area: 10,579 sq mi (27,400 sq km); total area: 11,100 sq mi (28,748 sq km) Population (2010 est.
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Slightly larger than Maryland, Albania is composed of two major regions: a mountainous highland region (north, east, and south) constituting 70% of the land area, and a western coastal lowland region that contains nearly all of the country's agricultural land and is the most
1822) was an Albanian ruler (pasha) of the western part of Rumelia, the Ottoman Empire's European territory which was also called Pashalik of Yanina. His court was in Ioannina.
Albanian ruler of the Despotate of Arta. He was part of the noble Shpata family.
sandjak of Korçë, Ottoman Empire (modern Albania), in the 15th century. http://wn.
Albania is predominantly mountainous but flat along its coastline with the Adriatic Sea. Climate: Mild, temperate; cool, wet winters; dry, hot summers. People Population (2009 est.): 3,639,453. Population growth rate (2009 est.): 0.56%.
Albanian Republican Party (PR); Demo-Christian Party (PDK); Union for Human Rights Party (PBDNJ); New Democracy Party (PDR); Social Democratic Party (PSD); Social Democracy Party (PDS). Economy Real GDP growth (2009 est.): International Monetary Fund 2.
Man bicycles in the Albanian capital of Tirana, April 4, 2007. Man bicycles in the Albanian capital of Tirana, April 4, 2007. Stay Connected with State.
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possible vote by Albania in favour of Palestinian statehood at the UN in September. 1 comment Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Europe Tue Jun 28, 2011 BalkanInsight.
Albania is the Medieval Latin name of the country which is called Shqipëri by its people. In Medieval Greek, the country's name is Albania (Greek: Ἀλβανία) besides variants Albanitia, Arbanitia.
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Albania was chosen as the top country in Lonely Planet's list of ten top countries for 2011.