Embassy in India
New DelhiB 2, West End,
New Delhi, 110021
Phone : + 91-11-4059-1294
Fax : +91-11-4610-8285
OPENING TIMES : Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
Indian Embassy in
AlbaniaHonorary Consul General of India, Tirana
Rr. Artan Lenja
9No.10/74, Tirana, Albania.
(R): Rr. Frosina Plaku, No.9, Tirana.
Phone : 00-355-4-2245060 (O) / 2233248 (R)
Fax : 00-355-4-2245060
and largest city
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Albania officially the Republic of Albania is a country in Southeast Europe, bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest. It is less than 72 km (45 mi) from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which connects the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.
The economy of Albania has undergone a transition from its Communist past into an open-market economy since the early 1990s. The country is rich in natural resources, and the economy is mainly bolstered by agriculture, food processing, lumber, oil, cement, chemicals, mining, basic metals, hydro power, tourism, textile industry, and petroleum extraction.
petroleum, natural gas, coal,bauxite, chromite, copper, iron ore, nickel, salt, Timber,hydropower
The universities are distributes in the main cities of Albania. In Tirana there are the University of Tirana, the Polytechnic University, The Agricultural University, the Academy of Arts, the Academy of Physical Training and Sports and four private universities. Other universities are in Shkodra, Elbasan, Korça, Vlora and Gjirokastra. On September 2007 other universities are opened in Durres, Berat and Fier
Tourism in Albania is characterized by archaeological heritage from Illyrian, Greek, Roman and Ottoman times, unspoiled beaches, mountainous topography, delicious traditional Albanian cuisine, Cold War era artifacts, unique traditions and hospitality, low prices, and the wild and peculiar atmosphere of the countryside.
Mild temperate; cool, cloudy, wet winters; hot, clear, dry summers; interior is cooler and wetter