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Interesting Facts about Albania
Albania Interesting Facts
Albania, officially People's Socialist Republic of Albania, is a country in Europe. Here are some interesting facts about Albania:
Religion was completely banned during the communist era (1941-1992), making Albania the first atheist country in the world. Many mosques and churches were burned down during the reign of Enver Hoxha. However, Albania is currently dominated by Islam.
Most Albanians live outside the country.
Albania has over 750,000 bunkers.
There is no McDonald's in Albania.
One of the famous traditions of Albania is "Xhiro". During that day, early in the evening, Albanians will leave their homes and go for a walk along the main road of the place where they live.
Albanians are one of the nations that like to drink a lot of coffee. There are a lot of coffee shops in the country.
70% of Albania is occured with mountains.
Albanian language is one of the difficult languages to learn.
Albanians shake their heads when they say yes and nod when they say no.
Mother Teresa is a notable figure in Albania, in fact that she was Albanian. Moreover, Mother Teresa is the only Albanian to win a Nobel prize.
Shkoder is a city in Albania where there is no traffic light at all, not even one. It is also one of the oldest cities on the continent.
Before gaining independence, Albania was under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, then under the rule of Italy, then the Communists, Russians and Chinese.
The most common souvenir from Albania is a pair of opinga. These are traditional Albanian shoes worn by both sexes.
If a bird poops on any part of your body or a child pees on you, Albanians consider it good luck.
Albanians call the country "Shqiperi".
The national song of Albania is "Himni I Flamurit".
Albania is a member of NATO, but it is not a member of the EU.
Albania's national day is November 28, during that day you can see the national dress.
Albania's largest body of water is the beautiful Skadar Lake, a great place for outdoor adventures.
Education is free in Albania for children of primary and secondary school age.
The Albanian eagle has existed since 1190, when it was discovered in stone carvings.
The Republic of Albania borders with Greece to the south, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the east and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north.