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Rrajca, Village of Glacial Lakes and Lush Forests
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Rrajca, Village of Glacial Lakes and Lush Forests

TIRANA, August 6 Rrajca (or Rrajce) is a village in Librazhd, Elbasan county. It is part of the Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park. Rrajca is one of the biggest villages of Librazhd, with approximately 12.000 inhabitants and is made up of some mini-villages: Kovanik, Rrajce-Fushe, Rrajce-Sutaj, Rrajce-Skenderbej, and Rrajce-Bardhaj. Rrajca is known for the tradition, ethnography and...

International Speleologists Study the Ice Cave at the Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park
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International Speleologists Study the Ice Cave at the Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park

TIRANA, July 3 The Shebenik- Jabllanica National Park has drawn the attention of the international speleologists, who study the caves. The Albanian caves are another national treasure yet unexplored, not only by tourists but from foreign scientists too. The international speleologists are studying the Ice Cave at the National Park. The cave dates back to...

List of 16 Priority Development Tourism Areas Unveiled
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List of 16 Priority Development Tourism Areas Unveiled

TIRANA, July 20 Sixteen areas throughout Albania have now the status of priority development tourism zones. The Ministry of Tourism and Environment unveiled on Friday the 16 priority tourism areas in a roundtable of investors, representatives of state agencies, mayors, tour operators and tour agencies. The 16 areas have been selected based on natural, historic,...

HPP Concession Annulled in UNESCO Site
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HPP Concession Annulled in UNESCO Site

TIRANA, August 29 The Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry was forced to annul the concession for Bushtrica 4 Hydro Power Plant (HPP) because the construction project would affect Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park. The protected area of Rrajca, located in the eastern part of Shebeniku Mountain and that now is part of the WORLD Heritage Property...