What is Tirana known for?

art landscape

;dq Et'hem+Bey+Mosque&cd 6#v onepage&q Et'hem%20Bey%20Mosque&f false ''World and Its Peoples page 1629'' Construction was started in 1789 by Molla Bey and it was finished in 1823 by his son Ethem Pasha (Haxhi Ethem Bey), great-grandson of Sulejman Pasha. Vangjush Mio was the first impressionist painter of Albania. He was known especially for his landscape paintings (Landscape art) and is considered the best Albanian landscape painter of the 20th Century. His favorite subjects were the cities Korçë, Pogradec and the surrounding area, but he immortalized in his works also other cities like Tirana, Elbasan, Himarë, Berat and Gjirokastër. founded 1991 headquarters Tirana, Albania key_people Skendo, Marsel '''Ada Air Sh. p.k.''' was a regional airline based in Tirana, Albania. It operated scheduled services from Albania to Bari, Italy, and overnight freight services for DHL. Its main base was Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza. Flight International Directory: World Airlines, p.45, 27 March 2007 The airline was closed in January 2007 due to unpaid obligations to the airport "Mother Teresa" in Rinas, Tirana. Commons:Category:Tirana

annual film

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sports related

been accused of various acts of sports-related violence. In September 2004, after a football match between Greece and Albania in Tirana (in which Greece lost 2–1), Albanian immigrants living in Greece went out on the streets of Athens and other cities celebrating their victory, Greek hooligans felt provoked by this and violence erupted against Albanian immigrants in various parts of Greece, resulting in one murdered Albanian in Zakynthos and many

current projects

at Max Protetch Gallery," ''Artforum International'', April 2008, 371-372. Collaboration with local individuals, groups, and organizations is a significant aspect of nearly all her research projects. Current projects in progress or on site include various housing projects in the Netherlands, Spain, China, France, Austria, the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries, a television centre for Zürich, a public library in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, a central market

food traditional

content The mall has a café, a food court, a good little supermarket and several upmarket shops. Eat There are many excellent, inexpensive restaurants in Tirana serving all kinds of food. Traditional cuisine can be found at: Traditional *

life program

Union . Another source of pollution are PM10 and PM2.5 inhaled particulate matter (Atmospheric particulate matter) and NO2 (Nitrogen dioxide) gases Environmental Center for Administration & Technology Tirana. 2008. ''Tirana Air Quality Report.'' Tirana: EU LIFE Program; German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety. <


of Natural Sciences, Branch Physics, as well as successfully accomplished the postgraduate studies in the University of Caen (Université de Caen) (France) (1974). With regard to the professional area, Meidani worked as professor, chair of the department and later as the dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences (1966–1996). During this time span, Meidani published a number of studies, books and articles inside and outside of Albania. Meidani holds the scientific title Professor Doctor (Doctor of Philosophy). Along with Eqrem Cabej and Nelson Cabej, Meidani has been considered as one of the leading academics in the country. DATE OF BIRTH August 17, 1944 PLACE OF BIRTH Tirana, Albania DATE OF DEATH The '''University of Tirana''' (UT) ( Commons:Category:Tirana

buildings featuring

'''Skanderbeg''' stands in the square with the Albanian flag on the side. Renovations have made the square pedestrians and public transportation friendly. Government buildings featuring Italian architecture and some structures outlined below are all right off this square. *


.jpg right thumb Albania's Liberation Army Prime Commander, Enver Hoxha -- Provisional Communist administration thumb 175px right Mother Albania (File:Mother Albania Tirana 2.JPG). The partisan monument and graveyard on the outskirts of Tirana, Albania The communist partisans had regrouped and gained control of much of southern Albania in January 1944. However, they were subject to German attacks

driving them out of certain areas until June. In May they called a congress of members of the National Liberation Front (NLF), as the movement was by then called) at Përmet, which chose an Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation to act as Albania's administration and legislature. Hoxha became the chairman of the council's executive committee and the National Liberation Army's supreme commander. The communist partisans defeated the last Balli Kombëtar forces in southern Albania by mid-summer

music making

forms part of Top Media Group together with Top Albania Radio, Top Gold Radio, daily newspaper Shqip, Shqip Magazine, part of pay TV platform DigitAlb, Top News, VGA Studio, My Music Radio, musicAL, and Imperial Cinemas. ''Portokalli'' is a weekly night sketch comedy and variety show filmed in Tirana in front of a live audience. The format of the show includes stand-up comedy, sketch comedy, and live music making the show similar to the " NBC


'''Tirana''' ; regional Gheg Albanian: ''Tirona'') is the capital and largest city of Albania.

Tirana became Albania’s capital city in 1920 and has a population of 321,546. Including suburbs, Tirana has 421,286 inhabitants.

The city is host to many public institutions and public and private universities, and is the centre of the political, economic, and cultural life of the country.

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