Flag of Albania (GIF)


The national flag of Albania is a red flag with a black double-headed eagle in the center. The color red symbolizes bravery, strength, and valor. The double-headed eagle represents Albania's sovereign state. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 5:7, and the flag was adopted on November 28, 1912.

In the national coat of arms, which is blood-red and in the form of a shield, there is a Skanderbeg helmet with a yellow goat figure on a double-headed black eagle.

The Albania flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeast Europe. Its capital is Tirana, and its population is about 2,877,000.

The waving flag of Albania with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Tirana (pop. 419,000)
Major Cities:Durres (113,000)
Vlore (79,000)
Shkoder (78,000)
Elbasan (77,000)
Official languages:Albanian
Region:Southern Europe
Ethnic groups:Albanians 83%
Greeks 1%
others 16%
Religion:Muslims 60%
Christians 17%
Atheists 3%
others and unknowns 20%
Demonym:Albanian
Area:28,748 km²
(11,100 sq mi)
Population:2,877,000
Currency:Lek


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Albania (Albanian: Flamuri [Flamuri Kombëtar] dhe stema e Shqipërisë), GIF

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