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Albania. Land-of-Eagles. Language. Official Language: Albanian Dialects: Gheg & Tosk 36 letters in Albanian alphabet Albanian is an Indo-European language, but one without relatives. Language. Language. Distribution of Dialects. Language. Religion.

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Albania
Albania

  • Land-of-Eagles


Language
Language

  • Official Language: Albanian

  • Dialects: Gheg & Tosk

  • 36 letters in Albanian alphabet

  • Albanian is an Indo-European language, but one without relatives



Language2
Language

  • Distribution of Dialects



Religion
Religion

  • Major Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%

  • Religion not a big factor

  • 1119 churches

  • 638 mosques


Education
Education

  • High literacy rate

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Leaving Certificate

  • Maturity Certificate

  • Higher Education


Economy
Economy

  • Average wages were $3.83 per manhour in 2009.

  • In 2009, Albania was the only country in Europe, together with San Marino and Liechtenstein, to have economic growth

  • 20% of the labor force works abroad

  • Unemployment 13.3% (2010)


Economy1
Economy

  • Energy Production limits growth

  • Hydroelectric: 97% Fossil Fuel: 3%

  • In 2008, vast and untouched deposits of oil & natural gas were discovered in northern Albania.


Economy2
Economy

  • Agriculture Products: wheat, maize, potatoes, vegetables, fruits, sugar beets, grapes; meat, dairy products

  • 50% of the labor force work in agriculture, mostly family owned farms


Economy3
Economy

  • 1 US dollar = 106.86 Albanian Lekes (April 2012)


Geography
Geography

  • Illyrians 1200 BCE (proto-Albanians)

  • 5 million Ethnic Albanians


Geography1
Geography

  • The Balkan region is a triangular peninsula

  • Black, Aegean, Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas

  • Danube Valley of Hungary

  • Steppes of Ukraine


Geography2
Geography

  • Rivers and Mountains


Geography3
Geography

  • Rivers and Mountains


History
History

  • Timeline of Albanian History


Modern history
Modern History

  • Albania & Kosovo as part of Yugoslavia after World War II

  • Albania & Kosovo during the Slobodan Milosevic’s regime

  • People entered refugee camps in the neighboring countries.


Kosovo
Kosovo

  • Is Kosovo a part of Albania?

  • Is Kosovo a part of Serbia?

  • Are Kosovars also descendant from Illyrians (proto-Albanians in the area since 1200 BCE)?

  • Who lived in Kosovo first, Illyrians or Serbs?

  • 1.7 million Albanians live in Kosovo, a majority population.

  • What is the significance of Kosovo?


Culture
Culture

  • Major Ethnic Groups: Albanian 95%, Greek 3%, other 2% - Vlach, Roma (Gypsy), Serb, Macedonian, Bulgarian.

  • Law-Besa, an Albanian takes both his honor and his life.

  • Greetings, Personal Space & Touching, Views of Time, Gender Issues, Gestures, Law & Order, Dress, School, Socializing, Foreigners


Notable people
Notable People

  • Mother Teresa- Humanist

  • Skenderbeu- Prince of Albania

    "I have not brought you liberty, I found it here, among you”

  • EnverHoxha -Dictator.

  • Ibrahim Rugova- Leader and publicist.


Holidays
Holidays

  • April 7st Easter day

  • Ramadan.

  • March 8th Mothers day.

  • May 1st Labor day.

  • Christmas Day

  • New Year's Day

  • November 28TH Albanian independency

  • February 17th Kosovo independency


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