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Tirana, Albania
Panoramic view of Tirana from Mount Dajt.

About Tirana

Tirana Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing Tirana (Tiranë), largest city, capital of Tiranë district and the national capital of the Republic of Albania. The city is situated in the central part of the country, on the Ishm River.

Rinia Park, Tirana, Albania
Tirana's Rinia Park.
Image: Kj1595
Tirana was founded by the Turkish Sulayman Pasha in the early 17th century, in 1920 the town was chosen as the capital of Albania. On 11 January 1946 the Communist Peoples’ Republic was proclaimed in Tirana, the city's infrastructure was subsequently expanded, with aid from the Soviet Union (now Russia) and China. Due to political instability and corruption within the Albanian government, the city was the focal point of much revolts and upheaval during the 1980s and 1990s. Tirana is the nation's primate city, the industrial and cultural center of Albania.

Today Tirana has a population of about 610,000 people, the municipality of Tirana (metropolitan area) has a total population of 801,000 (2015 census). Spoken language is Albanian.

The map shows a city map of Tirana with expressways, main roads and streets,
zoom out to find the location of Rinas International Airport (IATA code: TIA) about 18 km (11 mi) by road via SH2 and Rruga e Aeroportit/SH60, northwest of the city.

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Local Time Tirana:
Friday-June-24  07:24  
Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Searchable Map and Satellite view of Tirana, Republic of Albania.

City Coordinates (City center): 41°32′77″N 19°81′85″E 
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