piątek, 30 maja 2014

Albania is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest. It is less than 72 km from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto, which links the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.

Did you know that:
1. Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) is generally celebrated as the only Albanian to win a Nobel Prize, though born in Skopje in 1910 (now in Macedonia but then in the Ottoman Empire).
2. Albania, Armenia and Vatican City are the only European countries without a McDonald’s branch.
The most popular sport in Albania is soccer.
4. The official language is Albanian, other languages used include Greek, Italian, Vlack, Macedonian, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Gorani, and Roma.
4. The cuisine can be a mixture of Greek, Turkish, and Italian influences, with dishes including Tarator, Stuffed Peppers, fried Sardines and other seafood, Dolma, Bakllasarem, and Baklava.

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