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November 21, 2019

Albania

TheAlbania is a state located in the Balkan peninsula, in Europe. It borders with Montenegro to the northwest, with Kosovo to the northeast, with Northern Macedonia to the east and Greece to the southeast.

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Albania (in Albanian Shqipëria), is a country in transformation, having already started a fast modernization process and is on the road to joining the European Union.

History

Albania has a rich ancient history: from the Illyrians to the Hellenistic period, passing through the Roman Empire, the Byzantines, the Venetians and the Ottoman Empire. Cultures that can be experienced through numerous monuments, ancient ruins, archaeological parks, castles, bridges and four UNESCO heritage sites (Butrint, Berat, Gjirokastër e Lake Ohrid).

When to go to Albania

Good weather conditions allow tourist activities on the coast from April to October. But Albania can be visited in all seasons because its territory is very varied, with mountains, hills and the sea.

Population

With 19% of the total population, Albania has the highest percentage of young people aged between 15 and 24 years in Europe. This favorable demographic structure, together with significantly lower wage levels than those in Western Europe, create great potential for labor-intensive investments.

The Land of Eagles is in a process of fast modernization, in which tourism can contribute significantly by creating a new and attractive image of a young, hospitable and open country.

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