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Albania means, '' Land of the eagle, '' and it was named that because two eagles saved a king of Albania [ named Pirro ] from death in 600 B.C.
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What are the landforms of Albania?

Albania is mostly a mountainous/hilly country with 70% mountains and a beautiful coastline, especially Sarande. There are also plains. There are three very deep lakes, formed by tectonic activity.

Where is Albania?

Albania is located in eastern Europe across the Adriatic Sea fromItaly. It is north of Greece, west of the Former Yugoslav Republicof Macedonia, and south of Montenegro and Kosovo. Albania is a country located in Southeastern Europe on the AdriaticSea. longitude of Albania: 20 degrees east latitud (MORE)

What is the population of Albania?

The population of Albania is just over three million people livingin an 11,000 square mile area. This means that there are about 250people living in every square mile.

How old is Albania?

From the beginning of the world Albanians are one of the oldest folks in the Ballkan

Why is Albania unique?

Albania is Unique for many reason but the most important are the diversity of religions in our country and still there is peace and love. Our history goes back to the illyrians to the world war 2 as our people have been in war for more then 2000 years to defend our name and culture and still we are (MORE)

Is Albania poor?

Albania is poor because of the "3rd world hole". Basically, once a country is a third world country, accessing resources to improve suburban areas to more urban is very difficult without the help from another country, or be like any other country in the world and do it yourself. In addition, the gov (MORE)

What does Albania mean?

Im very sorry to say this, but you may be a idiot. I myself am a Albanian, it is not a noun, from the way you phrased the question it makes it sound like you think its a thing. Maybe you should read a book once in a while...

What is the religion of Albania?

Albania's religion is 50 50 between Christianity and Fake none religious Muslim!!!!! Albanians were first Christians, but then converted to Islam, because of the Turks. But many Albanians now are converting back to there rightful religion Christianity. and yeah,a lot of albanian people are athei (MORE)

What is the currency in Albania?

the currency in Albania is lek named after Alexander the great leke or euro. leke is used more commonly as far as i kno cuz when i went to visit my family everything was sold in leke. but im guessing that the euro is used more for the buisnesses that other countries have. but overall the leke is use (MORE)

Food in Albania?

Delicious Alot of bread, meat, and cheese!!! although lately influenced by international cookinga nd stuff albanians will alays have their own yummy special food like: meatballs;pie(not American way)and uch things as rice shoved into pepperoni or tomatoes(called filled pepperonis alb.translati (MORE)

Which sea does Albania have?

Albania has a total area of 28,750 square kilometers. Its coastline is 362 kilometres long and extends along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas.

What landmarks are in Albania?

Rozafa this is one of them ther is also Kalaja e Shkoderes. if you go to. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Does_Albania_have_famous_landmarks . it has some :)

When was Albania found?

\n. \nAfter five hundred years of Ottoman domination, an independent Albania was proclaimed in 28 November 1912. But the Albanian people where there for 2000 years +

What are the customs in Albania?

In addition to traditional religious holidays, pagan holidays and folklore play a role in Albanian life. Agricultural fairs and religious festivals occur throughout the year and often include competitions .Dita e Verës (Spring Day) is celebrated in mid-March in Elbasan. Folkloric festivals take p (MORE)

What are facts about Albania?

Continent: Europe Capital: Tirana Area: 11,100 sq mi. Population: 3,600,523 Government: Emerging Democracy Language: Albanian, Greek, Tosk Money: lek Life expectancy: 77.6 Literacy Rate: 98% Albania'a town, Butrint is one of the country's most important archeological sites. Albania had the highest (MORE)

What is the gnp of Albania?

GDP (purchasing power parity):. $20.87 billion note: Albania has a large gray economy that may be as large as 50% of official GDP (2007 est.)

Who is the leader of Albania?

Sali Berisha is the Prime Minister and Bamir Topi is the President the Prime Minister has more power than the President in Albania

Who is the President of Albania?

Bujar Nishani is the President of Albania. Bujar Nishani is the 6th President of Albania serving from 2012July 24 to the present.

Who founded Albania?

Albania was officially founded November 28, 1912, though no onediscovered or founded Albania not like America was founded. Albaniaexisted since the Middle Ages and is the oldest civilization andcountry in the Balkans.

What is Albania know for?

Albania is known for the "besa" of its people and also for their large number of Albanians left out of the current country like the Albanians of Kosovo,Macedonia,Greece,Montenegro and Serbia.Albania is the only state in the world that is bordered from its own people,like in the north from Albanians (MORE)

What is Albania like?

As the country is in the Mediterranean, the weather is quite warm in the summer - 37 degrees at it's peak. Compared to the other European countries, it is quite poor, has dirt roads and messed up politics. It does have some beautiful scenery though, and the people there are quite hospitable.

What can you descover about Albania?

the most beautiful nature in Europe ,the bigest history of this wonderful country,the modetn towns in Tirana,Albania is the country of mother Teresa and many famous peoples

Why go to Albania?

U should visit Albania,cuz is one of the most beautiful countries in europe,have great nature,and the capital is very modern,and have great nightlife

Are there Muslims in Albania?

Yes, there are Muslims in Albania. They form the majority of the population. However, Albania is a Secular State as opposed to an Islamic State. 70% of Albania population are Muslims (accounting for around 2.5 million)

What world is Albania?

Albania is second world country,but is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe,and is the second country in Europe for beauty nature ,and this year Albania had the bigest grow of economy with 10%

What is Albanias borders?

It is bordered by Montenegro in the north, Kosova in the northeast, Macedonia in the east and Greece to the south-east. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea in the west, and on the Ionian Sea in the southwest. It is less than 72 km (45 mi) from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which links the Adria (MORE)

Is kosovo Albania?

Yes, complete Albania. They are same people, same blood, same everything. They speak same language and everything. Just like Oregon and Washington, are they different?

Is Albania Christian?

70 percent Muslim, 30 percent christian. They were originally christian but became Muslim because of the Ottoman empire invaded.

What is Albania famous for?

Albania is famous because even though it looks little on a world map its traditions are truly beautiful and the way that the pry-minister leads the country

Is Albania socialist?

Albania is a parliamentary democracy. Communism fell in 1992, and since then, both left and right wing parties have been in power.

What goevernment does Albania have?

Albania has a government of parliamentary republic.But now they are facing a lot of difficulties in the republic because of the current corruptive government.

Who was Albania founded by?

The Word Albania it Was From The Caucasus But The Balkan Albanians Are Illyrians The First Kingdom Was Called Principality of Arber 1190-1255 A.D But in 1272 A.D They Took The Name Albania From The Caucasus.

What is the lanuage in Albania?

In Albania, most people speak one of the two dialects of Albanian. The standard dialect is Tosk Albanian, which is spoken throughout the country and has the most speakers. Gheg Albanian is also popular, and it predominates in the North. There are also various other regional languages spoken by Alban (MORE)

How do you divorce in Albania?

When you want to divorce from a husband/wife, you just tell his/her parents that he/she is not your husband/wife any longer.

What is Albania near?

Albania is a amazing country. It has a lot of cultures and traditions. Its near to the 'meditrranean ocean. It is near to the Italy and Greece.you should visit Albania its the most amazing place ,and it has a lot of beauty in it.

When was Albania made?

The current state of Albania declared independence in 1912, and it was recognised by the rest of the world in 1920 (but with different borders from the ones the Albanians wanted).

Does Albania have a Santa?

Yes except the "Santa-cult", if you may so call it, is not limmited to Christinanity as in the celebration of christmas. it is in fact a common practise by many religious groups (including the muslim community) along with Catholic Christmas, Orthodox Christmas and New Years Eve. Santa in Albania is (MORE)

What is Albania populur for?

Albania is popular for leading exports such as textiles,footwear,asphalt,metals,metallic ores,crude oil,vegetables,fruits and tobacco....hope it helps it was from my social studies text book so I'm not just guessing

What launguages are in Albania?

Tha language Albanian people speak is Albanian. Albanian is our official language. Albanian people however, usually speak Italian, Greek and English.

Do they have scorpions in Albania?

Yes! Mesobuthus gibbosus (Brullé, 1832) This yellow to yellow-brown scorpion can reach 67-75 mm in length, and is distributed in eastern parts of Europe. It is reported from Albania, Greece (including many of the Greek islands), Macedonia and Yugoslavia. M. gibbosus is found in severa (MORE)

What is Albanias' religion?

1st: Graeco-Religions in corporation with various Roman/Thracian/Illyrian "Paganist cults". (Zot - common word for "God" - descending from Zeus. Other: Afërdita, common girl name. Descendant from Afrodite - Afër means "Close" in Albanian and Dita/e - means "Day".) .   . 2nd: Catholic Chri (MORE)

What is the rules in Albania?

Well, I'm not sure what rules are you talking about, but let's start with Albania has a Parliament, a democratic government and a constitution. If that's the kind of rules you're talking about, the rules are simple in every country: don't steal, don't kill...etc. If you're talking about social norms (MORE)

What are the names of the cities in Albania?

The capital of Albania is Tirana. Totally there are 36 cities,but i'll just name the major ones such as: Tirana, Durres, Vlore, Shkoder, Korce, Sarande, Diber, Elbasan, Fier, Lushnje, Permet etc.

Does Albania get snow?

Albania does receive winter snowfall. It receives a high level of precipitation due to its geographical location, and combined with winter temperatures averaging 2 degrees C, the country receives frequent winter snowfall.

How greet in Albania?

Differen situation, differen greet. Mire mengjes - good morning mire mbrema - good evening naten e mire - good night mire u pafshim - good bye shendet - salute. It is used when you live somebody and means good health. Lately a Italian word ciao is used too. it means bye.