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Albania by train, ferry, plane or car

By plane
The only civil airport, “Mother Teresa” International Airport” is located just 15 minutes away from Tirana. It is served by numerous European carriers such as British Airways, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Austrian, and the low cost carriers Germanwings and Belle Air. A new, larger and modern terminal is opened since 2007.
There is a bus that runs once an hour between the airport and Skanderberg Square in the centre of Tirana. It costs 250 lek (~2 EUR) each way, it runs from about 8AM to 7PM and leaves on the hour …

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Beautiful Waterfall in Albania, Ujvara

Albania offers many places for hiking the most spectacular landscapes being those of the national parks.
One of the most impressive mountain national parks is the 4000 hectare Tomorri National Park, established south of the Shkumbin River in the Tomorr Range just east of the beautiful museum-city of Berat, and overlooking the city of Polican. Other important mountain national parks are:
Theth (Thethi) National Park in the Shale basin around Theth (2630 hectares)
Dajti (Daiti) National Park, 3300 hectares of the mountain overlooking the capital, Tirana and
Valbona National Park, in the Valbona Gorge from the …

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Albania flag on a balloon

Albania is located in southeastern Europe, in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. Lying along the Adriatic and Ionian Sea, it shares frontiers with Greece in the south-east, Montenegro in the north, Kosovo in the northeast and the Republic of Macedonia in the east. The narrow coastal plain that spread over most of the country gives rise to mountains that are as much as 2,400 meters high. Albania is one of the smallest as well as the poorest countries of Europe. However, it is slowly making the transition to …

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Albanian language

Facts about Albanian Language
Albanian is an Indo-European language spoken by nearly 7.6 million people, mainly in Albania and Kosovo but also in other areas of the Balkans in which there is an Albanian population, including western Macedonia, Montenegro, southern Serbia and north-western Greece. Albanian is also spoken by native enclaves in Greece, along the eastern coast of southern Italy, and in Sicily. Additionally, speakers of Albanian can be found elsewhere throughout the latter two countries resulting from a modern diaspora, originating from the Balkans, that also includes Germany, United Kingdom, …