Albania on world map. Thank god for his work in this land that for years was resolutely closed to the gospel. Fascist italy set up albania as its protectorate or puppet state. Dates before 1912 are given according to old style julian calendar and after according to new style gregorian calendar. Albania has one of the most rugged mountainous terrain in europe with some alluvial plains on the west that are filled up by sediments of rivers coming from the nearby mountain chains the north albanian alps in the north the korab mountains in the east that is also the parent of the highest peak in the country mount korab or the pindus.
Albania history politics leaders. Albania can trace its historical roots back to the prehistoric era some 300000 years ago when nomadic peoples roamed the area living out of various caves across the land. It may be derived from the illyrian tribe of albani albanian. Albanet recorded by ptolemy the geographer and astronomer from alexandria who drafted a map in 150 ad which shows the city of albanopolis located northeast of the city of durres.
Geographical and political facts flags and ensigns of albania. The current world bank group wbg program in albania is guided by the country partnership framework cpf for fy1519 which provides analysis advice and financing in support of equitable growth in albania and integration into the eu. The term albania is the medieval latin name of the country. Many credit concentrated prayer and intercession as major factors in seeing albania opened for ministry.
The resistance was largely carried out by communist groups against the italian until 1943 and then german occupation in albania.