When the Germans were preparing to evacuate tirana they wanted to destroy the radio station.
More precisely, something about my arrival in tirana and that meeting at the publishing house.
We lived in an old house near the railroad station in tirana.
In Albania, there are two cities where I have written the majority of my work: Gjirokastër, my home city, and tirana.
The Streets of tirana Kevin Heldman, Capital New York An investigation into the heart of Albanian-American organized crime.
The first art school was established in tirana in the 1930s.
And why, we may be asked, why should not tirana be the capital?
Radio tirana is the largest, with four mediumwave transmitters and forty-one shortwave transmitters.
Facilities for all but small aircraft limited to tirana area.
Quite possibly the local stations simply relay programs from Radio tirana.
Medieval Latin name of the country called by its inhabitants Shqipëri (literally "land of eagles," from shqiponje "eagle"), from Medieval Greek Albania, possibly from a pre-IE word *alb "hill" (also proposed as the source of Alps) or from the PIE root *albho- "white" (see alb). Roman Albania was a land by the Caspian Sea (modern Daghestan); in English Albania was occasionally also a name for Scotland.
Republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea coast of the Balkan Peninsula, bordered by Yugoslavia to the northwest, north, and northeast, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the southeast and south. Tirana is its capital and largest city.
Note: The most secretive and closed of the former Eastern Bloc nations, Albania held free elections in March 1991, ending almost fifty years of communist rule and inaugurating a multiparty system. Protests over the collapse of a government-sponsored fraudulent investment scheme led to near anarchy in 1997. United Nations peacekeepers restored order.