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also Ti·ra·na  (tə-rä′nə, tē-)
The capital and largest city of Albania, in the west-central part of the country. Founded in the early 1600s by the Turks, it became the capital of Albania in 1920.


or Ti•ra•na

(tɪˈrɑ nə)

the capital of Albania, in the central part. 206,000.
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Kontrata Sociale, Shtepia Botuese "Luarasi", Tirane 1998.
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One of the most celebrated mosques in Albania is at Kruje 20 km north of the capital Tirane.
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25 Table 2 Demographic of respondents Cities Age Gender Education Tirane < 35: 24% 47% Male High School Diploma: 29% 35-55: 47% 53% Female Bachelor's: 47% > 55 : 29% Master's/PhD: 24% Durres < 35: 23% 38% Male High School Diploma: 30% 35-55: 54% 62% Female Bachelor's: 54 % > 55: 23% Master's/PhD: 15% Korge < 35: 17% 42% Male High School Diploma:59% 35-55: 25% 58% Female Bachelor's: 33% > 55: 58% Master's/ PhD: 8%
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Participants and observers report on the achievements to date of the Albania/Hawaii Higher Education and Economic Development Project, which began in 2008 as a collaboration between scholars at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa and the Agricultural University of Tirane, Albania, with support from the US Agency for International Development.
Dans ce contexte, rappelons que les autorites des parcs nationaux du Sud-Sinai avaient inflige une amende de 1,5 million de dollars a un navire battant pavillon neo-zelandais qui a detruit des coraux dans le detroit de Tirane a Charm El Cheikh.
36) In addition, Ala Littoria exclusively operated all the domestic air routes in Albania: in the 1930s, Albania's air route network was extensive, and focused on the capital, Tirane.
Dincho Karamunchev's last appointment was Head of the NATO Headquarters in Tirane where he received on order for his services from the US President.