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Tirana Destination Guide

Explore Tirana in Albania.

Tirana in the region of Tiranë with it's 374,801 inhabitants is a town in Albania and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Tirana in Albania

Current time in Tirana is now 04:57 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Tirane" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sofia, Peshkopi, Gjirokastër, Skopje, Prizren or Selita e Vogel. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

7°C / 44 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 994.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 19th of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: -1°C (31 °F)
Friday, 20th of January 2017
Snow, light breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: 1°C (33 °F)
Night: -2°C (28 °F)
Saturday, 21st of January 2017
Clear sky, calm, broken clouds.
Clear sky Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: -1°C (31 °F)

Videos

Tirana Center On Air 2010 mkv

14:28 min ( September 21, 2010 by Bardhyl Hoxha)
Views: 2,817 - Rating: 5/5

Tirana Center On Air 2010

COLONIAL CAFE TIRANA

03:16 min ( June 29, 2012 by Colonial CafeTirana)
Views: 7,409 - Rating: 5/5

Colonialcafetirana@gmail.com The Bar of Cocktails call it @ Tirana. You can try molecolar and eating cocktails . At Colonial Cafe Tirana you can try infinitly diferent cocktails . For reservation call...


A Tirana sulla cima della Sky Tower c'...

00:56 min ( September 27, 2009 by salvopicc)
Views: 3,919 - Rating: 5/5

Guardando fuori, gira un po' la testa!!! Il panorama che si riesce a godere in 60 minuti (il tempo che impiega a compiere un giro completo), è quello di una bellissima città, molto diversa da come n...

Tirana street scene

00:22 min ( August 17, 2008 by doctrui)
Views: 3,542 - Rating: 3.75/5

A small video made nearby Tirana (Albania) city centre


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Interesting facts about this location

Top Channel

Top Channel is a national commercial television station from Tirana, Albania founded in 2001 by businessman Dritan Hoxha and part of Top Media Group. In January 2008, Top Channel was awarded national frequency coverage by making it the third such a channel in Albania. Top Channel holds itself for being at the edge of technological innovation. In 2009, it was the first Albanian channel to become available in 16:9 Widescreen High Definition Television for selected programs.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Albanian media, Media in Tirana, Television channels and stations established in 2001, Television in Albania

Parliament of Albania

The Parliament of Albania (Albanian: Kuvendi i Shqipërisë or short Kuvendi or Parlamenti), formerly the People's Parliament is the unicameral parliament of the Republic of Albania. It has 140 members, elected for four-year terms. The electoral system is closed list proportional representation. There are 12 multi-member constituencies, corresponding to the country's 12 administrative regions.

More reading: Parliament of Albania homepage
Located at 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Government of Albania, National legislatures, Parliaments by country

Et'hem Bey Mosque

The Et'hem Bey Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Et'hem Beut) is located in the center of the Albanian capital Tirana.

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Located at 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tirana, Cultural Monuments of Albania, Mosques in Albania, Mosques in Tirana, Ottoman architecture, Religious buildings completed in 1823

Azem Hajdari

Azem Shpend Hajdari (March 11, 1963 – September 12, 1998) was the leader of the student movement in 1990–1991 that led to the fall of communism in Albania. He then became a politician of the Democratic Party of Albania (DP). Together with Sali Berisha, he symbolizes the start of the democratic era in Albania. He was a member of the Albanian parliament and the Chairman of the Defense Parliamentary Commission. He was assassinated in Tirana on September 12, 1998.

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Located at 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1963 births, 1998 deaths, Albanian Muslims, Albanian anti-communists, Assassinated Albanian politicians, Deaths by firearm in Albania, Democratic Party (Albania) politicians, Members of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania, People from Tropojë District, People murdered in Albania, Recipients of Skanderbeg's Order, University of Tirana alumni

Tirana

Tirana Listen/tɨˈrɑːnə/ is the capital and the largest city of Albania. Modern Tirana was founded as an Ottoman town in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler from Mullet. Tirana became Albania’s capital city in 1920 and has a population of 400,000, with metro area population of 763,634. The city is host to public institutions and private universities, and is the centre of the political, economical, and cultural life of the country.

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Located at 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Europe, Gegëri, Populated places established in 1614, Populated places in Tirana County, Tirana

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