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    Albanian language

    The Republic of Albania is a country belonging to the Balkans, in Europe, whose capital is Tirana. It has a population of 3 million inhabitants (126º) and an extension of 28,748 km 2 (140º). Its human development index is high (68th) and its official currency is the Albanian lek. But what language do they speak in Albania? What language do they speak in Albania? Albania has only one official language, Albanian. This is spoken by almost the entire population (98.7%). As minority languages, 2 stand out: Greek (spoken by 0.5% of the population) and Macedonian (0.2%).Other minority languages ​​are Aromanian,…

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  • Albanian history

    Brief history of Albania summarized We briefly delve into the history of Albania, a small coastal region in the Balkans, neighboring Greece. Ancient Albania The people of Albania learned to use bronze around 2,100 BC Then around 1,000 BC they learned to use iron. The Iron Age people of Albania are called the Illyrians. The Illyrians came into conflict with Rome and were conquered by the Romans in 167 BC Under Roman rule, Albania prospered. The Romans built roads in the area and towns like Elbasani grew. However, in the year 395 the Roman Empire was divided into two parts,…

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  • Albanian traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Albania? A neighbor of Greece, it awaits many secrets, along with the rest of the countries of the Balkan Peninsula. Here, the customs and traditions of Albania. Food Food in daily life After half a century of Stalinist dictatorship, food culture is practically non-existent. For decades, there was little on the market beyond basic foodstuffs, and today, extreme poverty has left most Albanians with little more to eat than bread, rice, yogurt and beans. To the extent that it has survived, Albanian cuisine is meat-oriented. Among Albanians living abroad it is easier to…

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