Tag Archives: Study in Albania

Middle Ages of Albania

The Middle Ages in Albania represent a dynamic and tumultuous period marked by significant political, cultural, and social developments. Spanning roughly from the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century to the Ottoman conquest of Albania in the 15th century, this era witnessed the emergence of powerful medieval states, the spread of Christianity… Read More »

Climate and Weather of Vlore, Albania

The climate of Vlore According to shopareview, Vlora is located in the south of Albania, on the Mediterranean Sea. Because the city is increasingly developing as a tourist center, many restaurants and bars have been added in recent years. The city has a rich history and is considered an important center for the Orthodox Church… Read More »

Climate and Weather of Shkodër, Albania

The climate of Shkoder According to citypopulationreview, Shkodër is located on the shores of Lake Shkodër, near the border with Montenegro. Although some old buildings have been preserved, most of the city was built during the time of the communist rule. However, there are still many beautiful old historic buildings to visit, such as the… Read More »

Albania Culture of Business

Subchapters: Introduction Addressing Business Meeting Communication Recommendations Public Holidays Introduction Negotiations with Albanian business partners are somewhat different from the style of business negotiations in the Czech Republic and especially from the style of negotiations in Western and Northern Europe. The local specifics are similar to the specifics of other Southern European nations, i.e. greater… Read More »

Albania Basic Information

Basic information about the territory Subchapters: System of governance and political tendencies in the country Foreign policy of the country Population The system of governance and political tendencies in the country Country name: Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë) Albania is a unitary state and a parliamentary republic. Its political system is determined by the… Read More »

Albania Travel Facts

The Balkan state of Albania has had an eventful history and was strongly influenced by Stalinism until the early 1990s. The country borders with Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Greece. With its beautiful coastal landscape and magnificent mountains, it is still considered an insider tip in Europe. Capital City Tirane Size 28,748 km² Resident 2,800,000 Official… Read More »

Albania Encyclopedia Online

Southern European state, in the southwestern part of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders to the North with Montenegro, to the East with the formally Serbian region of Kosovo and the (former Yugoslav) Republic of Macedonia, to the SE and to the South with Greece ; a O overlooks the Adriatic Sea. For Albania public policy, please… Read More »

Albania Demography

The independence of Albania was proclaimed by an assembly meeting in Durres in December 1919; a provisional constitution was approved in Lushnjë in January 1920, and in December 1921 Albania was admitted to the League of Nations. After three years of provisional government, the Republic was proclaimed in January 1925; but it was later replaced… Read More »

Albania 1948

The union of Albania with Italy, which took place in January 1939, favored the progress of knowledge of the country, both for the sending of study missions, including one promoted by the Italian Geographic Society, and for the constitution of a center of studies on Albania at the Academy of Italy, both for the work… Read More »

Albania 1961

According to the constitution of March 1946 (as amended in July 1950) in the Albanian people’s republic there is a single legislative assembly of 188 deputies (one every 8000 residents) Elected for four years in a single list by all citizens of both the sexes who have reached 18 years of age, with the exception… Read More »

Albania 1978

The state continues to hold its own with the constitution of March 1946 (modified in July 1950). Following the increase in the number of residents, the People’s Assembly increased from 188 to 214 members. In 1958 the Albania adopted a new administrative division into 26 districts, which replaced the pre-existing prefectures. In 1967 they included… Read More »

Albania 1991

Demographic and social conditions. – At the 1982 census the population was 2,786,100 residents, With an increase of 46.2% in 22 years. In 1989 the estimated residents amounted to 3.2 million, corresponding to a density of 111.3 residents per km 2. The increase in the population was favored by the rapid decrease in the mortality… Read More »

Albania 2006

HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY State of Mediterranean Europe, located in the south-western sector of the Balkan peninsula. At the 2001 census the population was equal to 3,087,159 residents (3,563,110 according to a 2005 estimate). Despite a birth rate of 15.2 ‰ (2005) and a high share of the young population, and despite the fact that,… Read More »

Albania 2015

Demography and economic geography. – State of Mediterranean Europe, located in the southwestern sector of the Balkan peninsula. At the 2011 census the population was 2,831,741 residents, With a decrease of 7.7% compared to the 2001 census, due to an emigration rate which remains quite high (−3.31 ‰ in 2014) and to a limited natural… Read More »

Albania Society and Economy

Albania has also cultivated a privileged relationship with the USA, with which it maintains strong relations and aimed at strengthening strategic cooperation. Alongside the EU and the US, a third direction of Albanian foreign policy turns towards the Balkan area. Albania aims to build good relations with neighbors. However, the traditional support assured to the… Read More »

Albania History and Military

The name appears for the first time in the middle of the century. II d. C. in Ptolemy’s Geography (III, 12, 20), which recalls the ‘Αλβανοί, an Illyrian people living in the country between Likos (Alessio) and the Candavici Mountains, and their capital Albanopoli, of uncertain identification. But in documents and historical sources, the name… Read More »

Albania Geopolitics (2015)

Since the Second World War, Albania has been characterized by a Stalinist, isolationist and anti-revisionist communist regime. Observance and political practice put Albania in sharp contrast to the official Soviet doctrine adopted since 1956 by the then secretary of the Communist Party of the Communist Party Nikita Khrushchev, making the Hoxha regime a unique case… Read More »

Albania Climate

The climate. – Up to now, there is a scarcity of precise information on the climate of Albania, due to the lack of long-term operational weather stations. While Hahn had already coordinated the data from Durres and Valona, ​​(Meteorol. Zeitschr., 1914, p. 190 ff.), More recently V. Conrad also used the observations made in meteorological… Read More »

Albania 1938

Physical geography. – The official data on the Albania area is always square kilometers. 27,538, but an areometric calculation, performed on elements provided by the aforementioned Water Service, would instead give a much higher value, 28,743 sq km. Of these, 51.7% are above 600m above sea level, 34.2% above 900m and certainly no more than… Read More »

Albania Industries and Trade

The same reasons just mentioned explain the poor development of real industries in the country. Apart from those strictly connected with agriculture, already mentioned (dairy, oil mill), and some others (pasta), we can remember the manufacture of cigarettes (Scutari, Durazzo), that of terracottas (Kavajë) and more recent printing industry (Tirana). The old domestic industries (silver… Read More »

Albania Human and Economic Geography 2000

Population Estimates from 1998 gave the country a population of 3. 119. 000 residents. In the 1990s the demographic growth rate decreased significantly (2 ‰ in the 1990-97 period); the crisis situation in which the country finds itself also feeds strong migratory currents, often clandestine. From an ethnic point of view, the population remains homogeneous:… Read More »

Albania Society and Family

The primitive cell of Albanian society is the family, which is generally very numerous, not so much because the Albanians are very prolific, but because usually, especially in Northern Albania, the male children of the same father, even after having contracted marriage, they remain with their wives and children in the paternal house, and thus… Read More »

Albania Religion

The Albanian people follow two religions: Islam and Christianity. Islamism. – It was imported to Albania with the Turkish conquest of the century. XV, first professed by the conquerors alone and then propagated with violence and the confiscation of the assets of rich people. Many of those who did not want to apostatize emigrated and… Read More »

Albania Contemporary History Part V

From the religious point of view, the coexistence of religions does not seem to give rise to serious drawbacks. There is no state religion. The Catholics who live in the great majority in the north of Albania religiously depend on Rome with the intermediary of an apostolic delegate. Negotiations are underway for the conclusion of… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History Part I

After the definitive subdivision of the Roman Empire into eastern and western parts, the region now called Albania and then, instead, divided into Praevalitana (between the mouths of Cattaro and the Shkumbî) and Epirus nova, up to the south of the Gulf of Valona, ​​it passed under the control of Byzantium, while Dalmatia, from the… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History Part II

The fourth crusade, as it is known, instead of carrying out the proclaimed liberation of the Holy Sepulcher, delayed in reconquering Zadar from the Venetians and in constituting the Latin feudal empire of Baldovino in Constantinople: and in Venice was given nominal possession over all Albania and the ‘Epirus. But, while the Marquis of Monferrato… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History Part III

The republics of Venice and Ragusa and Giorgio Balša, son of Balsa I, who, on the death of Stefano Dušan, had taken the place of his weak son in the lordship of the district of the Zeta had been a great help in the conquest of Durres. (Montenegro), forming an independent state there. The Balša… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History Part IV

But in 1467 Giorgio Castriota died of fever in Alessio, where he had gathered the major Albanian princes for a congress; and with the death of the hero the Albanian league and its victories ended. Only the glorious memory of his name remained of Castriota’s work, destined to form traditional cement for irredentist aspirations, the… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History Part V

As already mentioned, the spirit of rebellion against the sultan’s sovereignty must not, however, be considered as general. Islamism, mainly for reasons of material interests, was making great progress; and alongside the Muslim Albanians who followed the sultan’s armies in the various battlefields of Europe and Asia, there were also Christian Albanians, especially the Mirditi,… Read More »

Albania Languages Part I

Albanian is spoken in a large area that only partially corresponds to the Kingdom of Albania today. This zone can be defined as follows: on the eastern shore of the Adriatic, between the 39th and 42nd degrees of latitude, that is, between Epirus and Montenegro; from Santi Quaranta an ideal line can be drawn that… Read More »