Why was Albania named Albania?
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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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.
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…e of Albania: 40degrees north In South Eastern Europe, close to Greece. (MORE)
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.
From the beginning of the world Albanians are one of the oldest folks in the Ballkan
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 …known as the Country of the eagles The most horrific attack being the attack of the Ottoman Empire As we have fought them for more then 500 years by the magnificant leader Skenderberg which now is our National Hero. Many Magnificant People Are from our Country From Mother Teresa Who dedicated her life to religion and help the poor around the world. And The Fantastic Writer Ismail Kadare who is candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature. (MORE)
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…ernment is terrible. Communism was an issue a while ago, and little to nothing has improved. However, they do have very beautiful beaches in the south. I wouldn't go there myself, too many drugs and violence. (The beaches do not even have trained life guards, so good luck). Overall, it is a pretty poor country and little tourism. Also, Albanians out there who feel offended, that gives you as a human being no right to delete this answer because it is true. If you feel as though this answer wasn't well written, make a video about it and stick it down your throat. And this wasn't written by a Greek or any other ethnicity you are not fond of, so calm down. (It was written by an Albanian itself). Hopefully, I answered your question. (MORE)
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...
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…st,just like me (MORE)
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…d way more than the euro. i dont think that people in Albania have euros, they just use leke to pay for everything. (MORE)
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…on:speca te mbushur)and we also love meat!! yep we do.theres no celebration where we won't cook our own meat.and what about bread; we use it like hell....idk why we just do....and we r not so healthy this way aren't we?(told my parents so)anyway albanian cooking is gr8 (MORE)
The national flag of Albania is a red flag with a black two-headed eagle in the center.
Albania has a total area of 28,750 square kilometers. Its coastline is 362 kilometres long and extends along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas.
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 :)
\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 +
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 VerÃ«s (Spring Day) is celebrated in mid-March in Elbasan. Folkloric festivals take p…lace in towns across the country; one of the largest is the National Festival of Folklore held in GjirokastÃ«r, a historic town that was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005. Albania's independence is celebrated throughout the country on November 28.. Albanian iso-polyphony is a form of group singing that is performed primarily by men. Albanian iso-polyphony was listed by UNESCO in 2005 as an outstanding example of the world's intangible cultural heritage. Revived in the early 21st century, this folk tradition is still practiced at weddings, festivals, and other social events. Common folk instruments used in Albania include the Ã§ifteli (a long-necked two-stringed mandolin) and the gÃ«rnetÃ« (a type of clarinet). (MORE)
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… GDP growth in Europe for the last 10 years. And in 2009 and 2010 when Europe was in recession its economy growth was still positive. We also have alps in the north that rival in beauty to that of Switzerland and hudreds of kilometers of beaches some of which are unspoiled which is usually uncommon in that region. The country was listed as 5 on top 10 destinations of 2011 by lonely planet and the country borders three lakes; the deepest in the balkans (lake ohrid) the largest (lake shkodra) and the highest tectonic (lake prespa). (MORE)
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.)
Sali Berisha is the Prime Minister and Bamir Topi is the President the Prime Minister has more power than the President in Albania
Bujar Nishani is the President of Albania. Bujar Nishani is the 6th President of Albania serving from 2012July 24 to the present.
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.
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 …in Kosovo,Montenegro and Serbia.On the east from the Albanians in Macedonia and in the south from the Albanians in Greece. (MORE)
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.
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
no i love Albania it is full of great sites nice people and much more
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
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)
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%
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…tic Sea to the Ionian Sea. (MORE)
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?
70 percent Muslim, 30 percent christian. They were originally christian but became Muslim because of the Ottoman empire invaded.
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
Albania is a parliamentary democracy. Communism fell in 1992, and since then, both left and right wing parties have been in power.
there are a lot of beaches in albania. some of them are: Dhermi, Llaman, Drimadhes, Durres, Vlora, Saranda, Gjenerali, ect!
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.
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.
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…ians, such as Greek, Macedonian, and Serbo-Croation. Here are some more links for information. The first one describes the languages spoken in Albania, and the second one is a map that displays the distribution of minority groups and their respective languages in Albania. (MORE)
Apart from a narrow coastal plain, Albania consists of hills and mountains covered with scrub forest, cut by small east-west rivers.
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.
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.
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).
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 …rather considered "Father Winter", but follows the exact traditions as he does in other european countries. (This goes for Kosovo aswell) (MORE)
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
Tha language Albanian people speak is Albanian. Albanian is our official language. Albanian people however, usually speak Italian, Greek and English.
The Democratic party is in power right now in the Parliament. Our Prime minister is Sali Berisha.
Yes! Mesobuthus gibbosus (BrullÃ©, 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…l habitats. I have collected it in dry and hot wasteland without any vegetation, both in mountain areas and on the beach, only meters away from the sea. In addition, some papers reports of collecting sites located in forests. It seems that this species can be found in both humid areas and warm and dry areas. M. gibbosus is usually located under stones and other suitable objects on the ground. (MORE)
1st: Graeco-Religions in corporation with various Roman/Thracian/Illyrian "Paganist cults". (Zot - common word for "God" - descending from Zeus. Other: AfÃ«rdita, common girl name. Descendant from Afrodite - AfÃ«r means "Close" in Albanian and Dita/e - means "Day".) . Â . 2nd: Catholic Chri…stianity (+ Orthodox Christianity and Judiaism on a minor scale) . Â . 3rd: Majority converts to Islam (due to the full occupation of the Ottomans, after heavy resistance - i.e. forcefull convertionism) . for more info, See: Gjergj ("George") " Skanderbeg " (Turkish: Iskanderbey- "Alexander") Kastrioti . Â . 4rth: Majority forced to renounce religion as a factor of their lives at all, in short: Nation spread Atheism. (Religious practise in this time period is a (deadly) crime - under communist rule) . for more info, see: People's Socialist Republic of Albania . Â . 5th: Re-convertion to Islam and Christianity (Catholic & Orthodox) - Present day. . Â . In short: Let's just say we know what Religion really is. (MORE)
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… or how to get along with an Albanian, then i think you should know that Albanians are very Territorial, crazy about their flag, energetic, loud, bunt honest and drive like the world will end in 5 minutes. Surprisingly they love foreigners, they love to show off the beauties of their country and take particular pride on their food. (MORE)
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.
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.
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.