Albania on world map. Geographical and political facts flags and ensigns of albania. 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. 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.
Fascist italy set up albania as its protectorate or puppet state. 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. Latest news and information from the world bank and its development work in albania. Access albanias economy facts statistics project information development research from experts and latest news.
Official web sites of albania links and information on albanias art culture geography history travel and tourism cities the capital city airlines embassies tourist boards and newspapers. Thank god for his work in this land that for years was resolutely closed to the gospel. The term albania is the medieval latin name of the country. The resistance was largely carried out by communist groups against the italian until 1943 and then german occupation in albania.
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