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Albania Maps

Albania declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1912, but was conquered by Italy in 1939. Communist partisans took over the country in 1944. Albania allied itself first with the USSR (until 1960), and then with China (to 1978). In the early 1990s, Albania ended 46 years of xenophobic Communist rule and established a multiparty democracy. The transition has proven challenging as successive governments have tried to deal with high unemployment, widespread corruption, a dilapidated physical infrastructure, powerful organized crime networks, and combative political opponents. Albania has made progress in its democratic development since first holding multiparty elections in 1991, but deficiencies remain. (Source: CIA World FactBook)

Map of Albania
A nice clear map of Albania from the CIA World FactBook.

Geography and Map of Albania
A political map, comprehensive data, and flag from the CIA World FactBook.

Blank Outline Map of Albania
A free blank outline map of Albania to print out for educational, school, or classroom use.

Merriam-Webster Map of Albania
A clear and detailed Albania map along with basic geographic facts from Merriam-Webster. The map includes many cities and major physical features.

Albania Maps
A nice collection of large detailed maps of Albania from the PCL Map Collection.

Albania: History, Geography, Government, and Culture
Great data and historical information from Infoplease.com.

A Country Study: Albania
Comprehensive book-length information from the Library of Congress. Published in 1994.

Background Note – Albania
A great profile, including political history, from the U.S. State Department.

Flags of the World - Albania
The flag of Albania and everything you ever wanted to know about the flag.

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