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Tirana Destination Guide

Discover Tirana in Albania. Tirana in the region of Tiranë with it's 374,801 inhabitants is a town located in Albania and is the capital of this country.

Considering your flexibility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Sofia, Peshkopi, Gjirokastër, Skopje, Prizren or Selita e Vogel. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Shkoze, Morine, Maknor, Koder-Kamez, Fortuzaj and Barbas. Map of the area of Tirana in Albania

Local Time

Current time in Tirana is now 03:35 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Tirane" with an UTC offset of 2 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 17°C / 63 °F
Evening 21°C / 70 °F
Night 7°C / 45 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 985 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
24°C / 76 °F Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 10°C (49 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)

Video Collection

Atterraggio a Tirana Belle Air MOV

Ancona - Tirana

58:52 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: July 14, 2011 by TheGalvanico

Quadcopter First Person View - Tirana

Quadcopter footage from Tirana ( Ish fusha e aviacionit ) nTech 2014 ©

07:52 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 03, 2014 by Nardi Braho


Albanien Tirana mit dem Auto am Skander...

43:59 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 29, 2014 by aqua

Saturni nga Tirana / Saturn from Tirana ...

Vezhgimi i Saturnit me teleskop ne ora 4 te mëngjesit, dt. 15 Shkurt 2015. Ererat e forta, pozicioni shume afer me horizontin, (vetëm 20° lartësi) bene qe pamja te ishte shume e turbullt

12:55 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: February 20, 2015 by AstroClub Albania


GoPro Tirana Explore Albania

Tirana. Capital of Albania. Perfect place to visit. With GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

10:25 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: October 31, 2014 by Explore Albania

Artificial Lake in Tirana Albania

Artificial Lake in Tirana, Albania. My city :) Hope you like it!

20:07 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: May 03, 2012 by sofiakafairyS


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Interesting facts about this location

ABA Business Center

ABA Business Center is the tallest building of Tirana, Albania. It's 83 m (272 ft). It consists of 21 floors above the ground, and 3 underground floors. The 3 levels under ground consist of Car Parking. Minus level 1 is shopping as is ground, 1, 2, and 3. Level 4 consists of a food court area. Level 5 is Gym and Centre Management. Every level from there is office space up to the top three levels. Top floor is a city view restaurant and the next two floors are apartments.

Tags: Buildings and structures in Tirana
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

AMC Love Radio

AMC Love Radio is a radio station based in Tirana, the capital of Albania. The station broadcasts mostly pop ballads.

Tags: Radio stations in Albania, Media in Tirana
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Azem Hajdari

Azem Shpend Hajdari (March 11, 1963 – September 12, 1998) was the leader of the student movement in 1990–1991 that led to the fall of communism in Albania. He then became a politician of the Democratic Party of Albania (DP). Together with Sali Berisha, he symbolizes the start of the democratic era in Albania. He was a member of the Albanian parliament and the Chairman of the Defense Parliamentary Commission. He was assassinated in Tirana on September 12, 1998.

Tags: University of Tirana alumni, Recipients of Skanderbeg's Order, People murdered in Albania, People from Tropojë District, Members of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania, Democratic Party (Albania) politicians, Deaths by firearm in Albania, Assassinated Albanian politicians, Albanian anti-communists, Albanian Muslims, 1998 deaths, 1963 births
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Et'hem Bey Mosque

The Et'hem Bey Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Et'hem Beut) is located in the center of the Albanian capital Tirana.

Tags: Religious buildings completed in 1823, Ottoman architecture, Mosques in Tirana, Mosques in Albania, Cultural Monuments of Albania, Buildings and structures in Tirana
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Fortress of Justinian

Fortress of Justinian (Albanian: Kalaja e Justinianit) or simply known as Tirana Castle is a castle in Tirana, Albania. Its history dates back before 1300 and is a remnant from the Byzantine-era. The fortress is the place where the main east-west and north-south roads crossed, and formed the heart of Tirana. About all that's left of the fortress above ground is a 6m-high Ottoman-era wall, covered in vines.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Tirana, Castles in Albania
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Palace of Congresses

The Palace of Congresses (Albanian: Pallati i Kongreseve) is a building in Tirana, Albania, where the Festivali i Këngës is annually held.

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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Palace of Culture of Tirana

The Palace of Culture of Tirana (Albanian: Pallati i Kultures) was built on the Pazari i Vjeter area of Tirana by request of the Party of Labour of Albania. The first stone of the building was symbolically put by Nikita Khrushchev in 1959. The work was finished in 1963. The architecture is very similar to many communist era social buildings in Eastern Europe. There have been virtually no renovations to the building since its construction.

Tags: Stalinist architecture, Socialist realism, Government entities of Albania, Buildings and structures in Tirana, Buildings and structures completed in 1963
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Parliament of Albania

The Parliament of Albania (Albanian: Kuvendi i Shqipërisë or short Kuvendi or Parlamenti), formerly the People's Parliament is the unicameral parliament of the Republic of Albania. It has 140 members, elected for four-year terms. The electoral system is closed list proportional representation. There are 12 multi-member constituencies, corresponding to the country's 12 administrative regions.

Tags: Parliaments by country, National legislatures, Government of Albania
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Tirana

Tirana Listen/tɨˈrɑːnə/ is the capital and the largest city of Albania. Modern Tirana was founded as an Ottoman town in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler from Mullet. Tirana became Albania’s capital city in 1920 and has a population of 400,000, with metro area population of 763,634. The city is host to public institutions and private universities, and is the centre of the political, economical, and cultural life of the country.

Tags: Tirana, Populated places in Tirana County, Populated places established in 1614, Gegëri, Capitals in Europe
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Top Channel

Top Channel is a national commercial television station from Tirana, Albania founded in 2001 by businessman Dritan Hoxha and part of Top Media Group. In January 2008, Top Channel was awarded national frequency coverage by making it the third such a channel in Albania. Top Channel holds itself for being at the edge of technological innovation. In 2009, it was the first Albanian channel to become available in 16:9 Widescreen High Definition Television for selected programs.

Tags: Television in Albania, Television channels and stations established in 2001, Media in Tirana, Albanian media
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Coordinates: 41.33, 19.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

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