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)

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%
Area:28,748 km²
(11,100 sq mi)

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

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