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Main square, Tirana, Albania - photo by Welland - CC-BY

Population 2000 (est) ................................... 3,490,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 760
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 2.54
Unemployment.....................................................................12%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .33
Labor force (%) ....... .67
Total Area...................................................................11,1000 sq. mi.
 

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Resources and links about Albania

vlora albania - photo by vlonjati75 - CC-BY

Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 38
Birth rate: 20.74 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)
Death rate: 7.35 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)
Life expectancy at birth (years)............................................... 71.68
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................25
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 76
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .........................................100

Go to Albania Capital City Tirana City Profile - To Albania History

Albania __ An excellent tool for Albanian anthropological and Albania history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy."  A great social studies resource. - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/albania/index.htm

Albania __ "Polyphony is a southern Albanian tradition dating back to ancient Illyrian times, involving blending several independent vocal or instrumental parts. The songs usually have epic lyrical or historical themes, and may be slow and sombre with beautiful harmonies or include yodelling when it really starts whooping up." You will find this and other information. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/albania/culture.htm

Albania __ General information and a couple of lesson plans, mostly about the Albanian flag. - From unforkids.com - http://www.unforkids.com/albania.php

Albania __ A good overview of Albania, Albania history, Albania government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107268.html

Albania - Atlapedia Online __ Excellent look at Albania including Albania map, industry, climate, Albania geography, social studies, people, culture and more. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/albania.htm
 
Albania - A Brief History __ A one page overview of Albanian history but chock-full of the basics. You may access other information about Albania from this page too. - illustrated - From University of Florida - http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/students/Maguire/history.html

Albania: Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress __ Detailed general overview of Albania, history, country profile and people. - From Library of Congress - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/altoc.html

Albania: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Albanian geography, Albania maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blalbania.htm

 

albania map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Albania, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/al.htm

Albania Photos __ You will find several pages of annotated click-to-enlarge Albania photo images, Albania pictures. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Albania/

Albania Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Albania as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Albania and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/albania

Albania Photos and Pictures __ You will find a couple of pages of annotated, click-to-enlarge Albania photos. Albania pictures. - illustrated - From igougo.com - http://photos.igougo.com/pictures-l102-Albania_photos.html

Albania pictures, Albania images __ "Pictures of Albania. Welcome to the InfoHub Albania pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Albania as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Albania images and photos." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_albania_179.html

Albania - Photos __ Gallery of annotated, large, Albania photos. Albania pictures. - illustrated - From galenfrysinger.com - http://www.galenfrysinger.com/albania.htm 

Albanian Culture __ "It's not western Europe and it's definitely not the United States. It's Albania, a land all to itself." You will find several topics of interest about Albanian culture. - From Craig Maguire/University of Florida - http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/students/Maguire/cult.html

Albanian Parliament __ "Includes a list of members, composition of committees and groups, and constitution of 21 October 1998." - illustrated - From parlament.al - http://www.parlament.al/

CIA The World Factbook Albania __ "Features a map and brief descriptions of geography, economy, government, and people." - illustrated - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/al.html  

Colleges and Universities - Albania __ List of schools with direct contact links - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/al.html

Consular Information sheet __ You will find background notes and travel information including entry and exit requirements, safety and security, crime, health and transport. - From US State Department - http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1076.html
 
Country Profile: Albania __ A general overview including Albania history, political structure, Albania culture, leaders, media, and more. "After World War II, Albania became a Stalinist state under Enver Hoxha, and remained staunchly isolationist until its transition to democracy after 1990." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1004234.stm

Doing Business in Albania __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=3

Economy of Albania __ "A poor country by West European standards, Albania is making the difficult transition to a more open-market economy. It is lagging behind its neighbors." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Albania with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Albania 



Ethnologue report for Albania __ A web Page dedicated to the languages spoken in Albania. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Albania

Fun Facts and information about Albania __ "Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information" - From funtrivia.com - http://www.funtrivia.com/en/Geography/Albania-10382.html

Lesson Plans & Resources for Albania __ Teachers resources and lesson plans about Albania. - From mrdonn.org - http://countries.mrdonn.org/albania.html 
 
Maps of Albania __ You will find a wide variety of Albania map resources. Select Albania maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Albania.html

pictures of Albania at picturesofplaces.com - albania pictures ... __ "Albania pictures including Tirana, Berat, Gjirokaster, Vlore, Butrint, Skanderbeg Square, mountains, coastline, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/albania.html

President of the Republic __ Official Albania government site of the Albanian Presidency. - illustrated - From president.al - http://www.president.al/english/pub/default.asp 

Virtual Albania Online __ You will find general information, an online virtual tour and galleries. - illustrated - From Virtual Albania Online - http://albania.8m.com/

 

 

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