Albanians
Albanians (Albanian: Shqiptarët) are defined as an ethnic group native to Albania and neighboring countries. The term is also used sometimes to refer to the citizens of the Republic of Albania reg...
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History of Albania
History of Albania/Shqiperia.
Albania (toponym)
The toponym Albania may indicate several different geographical regions: a country in the Balkans; an ancient land in the Caucasus; as well as Scotland, Albania being a Latinization of a Gaelic name f...
Shqiptar
Shqip(ë)tar (plural: Shqip(ë)tarët, feminine: Shqip(ë)tare) is an Albanian language ethnonym (autonym), by which Albanians call themselves. They call their country Shqipëria. During the Middle Ages, t...
Origin of the Albanians
The origin of the Albanians has been for some time a matter of dispute among historians. Most historians conclude that the Albanians are descendants of populations of the prehistoric Balkans, such as ...
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Kingdom of Albania
Kingdom of Albania may refer to:
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Albanian Principalities
The term Albanian Principalities refers to a number of principalities created in the Middle Ages in Albania and Epirus that were ruled by Albanian nobility. The 12th century marked the first Albanian ...
History of Albania
The history of Albania emerges from the pre-history of the Balkan states around 3000 BC, with early records of Illyria in Greco-Roman historiography. The modern territory of Albania had no counterpart...
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History of Kosovo
The history' of Kosovo is intertwined with the histories of its neighbouring regions. The name Kosovo is derived from the Kosovo Plain, where the Battle of Kosovo was fought between Serbia and the Ott...
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Albanian National Awakening
The Albanian National Awakening or the National Renaissance or the National Revival (Albanian: Rilindja Kombëtare) refers to the period in the history of Albania from 1870 until the Albanian Decla...
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Albanians in Kosovo
Albanians are the largest ethnic group in Kosovo, commonly called Kosovar, Kosovan or Kosovo Albanians. According to the 1991 Yugoslav census, boycotted by Albanians, there were 1,596,072 ethnic Alba...
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Albanians in Central Serbia
An estimate of 60,000-80,000 Albanians live in Serbia out of whom majority live in the municipalities of Preševo (Albanian: Preshevë), Bujanovac (Albanian: Bujanoc), and part of the municipality of ...
Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia
Albanians are the largest ethnic minority in the Republic of Macedonia. Of the 2,022,547 citizens of Macedonia, 509,083, or 25.2%, are Albanian according to the latest national census in 2002. The Alb...
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Albanians in Montenegro
Albanians in Montenegro constitute 4.91% of the county's total population. Albanians of Montenegro are Ghegs who mainly live in South-Eastern Montenegro, in the region commonly known as Malesija as we...
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Albanians in Greece
Albanians in Greece are divided into distinct communities as a result of different waves of migration. Albanians first migrated into Greece during late Middle Ages (late 13th century). The descendants...
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Albanians in Germany
Approximately 550,000 ethnic Albanians live in Germany. They migrated to Germany from Albania, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.
The first Albanian immigration wave to Germany began in 1968, t...
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Albanians in Italy
The Albanian diaspora encompasses Albanians outside of Albania, Kosovo,Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.The greatest concentrations are found in Italy, Greece, Germany and Turkey. There a...
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Albanians in Sweden
Albanians number up to 50,000 people in Sweden. The vast majority has immigrated from Kosovo and Albania.
"Albanska Riksförbundet Iliria"(Lidhja e Shoqatave Shqiptare në Suedi) is an Albanian orga...
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Albanians in Switzerland
There was substantial immigration to Switzerland from the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s and 2000s. While moderate numbers of Yugoslav citizens had residence in Switzerland during the 1980s, the b...
Albanian language
Albanian (shqip [ʃcip] or gjuha shqipe [ˈɟuha ˈʃcipɛ], meaning Albanian language) is an Indo-European language spoken by approximately 7.6 million people, primarily in Albania, Kosovo, the Republic of...
Religion in Albania
Albania is constitutionally a secular country, and as such, "neutral in questions of belief and conscience". The most common religions practiced in Albania are Islam and Christianity.Religious observa...
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Christianity in Albania
Christianity in Albania was established throughout the country in 100 AD. From 1000 AD, the Byzantine Empire carried out Church missions in the area. In relation to the increasing influence of Venice,...
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Islam in Albania
According to 2011 census, 58.79% of Albania's population adheres to Islam, making it the largest religion in the country. The majority of Albanian Muslims are Sunni with a significant Bektashi Shia mi...
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Judaism in Albania
The history of the Jews in Albania dates back about 2,000 years.According to historian Apostol Kotani (Albania and the Jews): "Jews may have first arrived in Albania as early as 70 C.E. as captives on...
Albanian folklore
Albanian mythology comprises myths and legends of the Albanians.
The elements of Albanian mythology are of Paleo-Balkanic origin and almost all of them are pagan.Albanian myths can be divided into...
Albanian literature
The Albanian literature is the literature written in the Albanian language. It may also refer to literature written by Albanians or in Albania.
The expansion of the Ottoman Empire pushed many Alba...
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