"Tirana has become well known for its brightly painted apartment blocks. This initiative began in the wake of the 2000 local elections, which saw an artist and former Minister of Culture becoming Mayor of Tirana." Albania: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com
Skanderbeg Square in Tirana the Capital of Albania
Pyramid of Tirana, Tirana, Albania
Map of Albania. Capital: Tirana. Languages: Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect), Greek Ethnicity/race: Albanian 95%, Greeks 3%, other 2%: Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians (1989 est.)
Increasingly becoming a popular vacation destination, Albania as a whole is a unique and beautiful country that is certainly worth a visit for its off-the-beaten-path character. For a full dose of both modern culture and communist history, head to the nation’s capital, Tirana, to get an idea of what cosmopolitan life is like in a post-communist society.
Our journey through Albania from Tirana to Berat and Saranda. Albania is wild and awesome! Check it out...
Tirana – L’assemblée parlementaire de l’Otan a appelé lundi les alliés à se tenir prêts à répondre à la menace potentielle de la Russie contre l’un d’entre eux, à l’issue d’une session de trois jours à Tirana. Le défi en provenance de la Russie est réel...
Guide to Best Beaches in Albanian Riviera, Albania Summer 2016