Tag Archives: Albania

According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Albania is a small nation in the Balkan Peninsula located in southeastern Europe. It has a total area of 28,748 square kilometers and a population of around 2.87 million people. The capital city is Tirana, located in the western part of the country. The official language is Albanian. The geography of Albania is mostly mountainous and varies from highlands to valleys to coastal plains. The Albanian Alps stretch from north to south across the center of Albania, with some peaks reaching heights over 2,500 meters above sea level. To the east lies the Shkodër-Kavajë Plain with its wet climate and lush vegetation, while to the west are hills and mountains that lead down to the Adriatic Sea. In between are fertile agricultural areas, rivers, streams, forests, and mountain passes. The educational system in Albania is divided into four levels: primary school (grades 1-4), lower secondary school (grades 5-9), upper secondary school (grades 10-12) and higher education (grade 13+). Primary schools are free for all students up to grade 4; however, secondary schools require tuition fees for grades 5-12 unless students receive scholarships or government assistance programs. Higher education institutions include public universities as well as private universities that offer degree programs in engineering, medicine, law, business administration, economics and other fields. Additionally, there are vocational training centers that offer specialized courses such as carpentry or tailoring for those who cannot afford higher education. See localcollegeexplorer for Albania History.

Albania Modern History

Albania is a country located in Southern Europe. With the capital city of Tirana, Albania has a population of 2,877,808 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. After World War II, Albania developed into a fierce communist and atheist dictatorship, where thousands of “class enemies” were executed in Europe’s most isolated country. Dictator Enver Hoxha… Read More »

Albania Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria no – Typhoid & Polio 2 – cholera no yellow fever 1 Overview The medical care is inadequate and operations should – if at all – only be carried out in an emergency. In view of the poor medical care situation, check-ups (e.g. teeth) should… Read More »

Albania General Information

Albania is a new destination in 2017 in the tourist market of Belarus. According to itypejob.com, Tirana is the capital of Albania. A wonderful country for a holiday on the Balkan Peninsula, washed by two seas – the Ionian and the Adriatic. Tired of Montenegro, Bulgaria? Discover new places, beautiful beaches, amazing cuisine, natural beauty. You… Read More »

Albania Medieval and Modern History

According to craftinlearning, knowledge of Albania has significantly progressed in the last decade, both by virtue of scientific missions (among them some notable geographic-mountaineering missions in the northern Albanian Alps, such as the Italian Floridia-Allegri 1931), and for the organization of services Albanian public authorities (the “Water Service” Shrebime i Ujnavet, established in 1933; the… Read More »

Albania in the 1950’s and 1960’s

In the two-year period 1955-56, the rapprochement between the USSR and Yugoslavia had re-proposed to the Albania the problems that had led to the break with the neighboring republic in 1948 and, therefore, the search for new international support. The Sino-Soviet controversy in the 1960s provided the way for Albanian leaders to change their country’s… Read More »