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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Postcard from Albania

incoming traditional dresses postcard from Albania

stamps of Albania

Wonderful traditional incoming from Albania

 officially the Republic of Albania , is a country in Southeastern Europe. Albania spans 28,748 square kilometres  and had a total population of almost 3 million people as of 2016.
Albania is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic with the capital in Tirana, the country's largest city and main economic and commercial centre, followed by Durrës and Vlorë. It is located in the south-western part of the Balkan peninsula, bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. The country has a coastline on the northern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic Sea to the west and the Ionian Sea to the southwest where the Albanian Riviera begins. Albania is less than 72 km  from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which connects the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.

Many thanks to Aleksei!