Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Tirana, the capital of Albania

Tirana is the capital of Albania and the most important political, economic and cultural centre of the country. With an estimated 900,000 people living in the metropolitan area it is also by far the biggest city. 

The Skanderbeg Monument is located in the Skanderbeg Square in Tirana. Skanderberg was a nobleman who lived in the 15th century. He defended the region of Albania against the Ottoman Empire for more than two decades.


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