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Albania Earthquake: How to Help the Victims 
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Albania Earthquake: How to Help the Victims 

TIRANA, November 27   In the light of the emergency state in the region of Durres and Tirana, Albanian and international citizens, the business community, the Albanian Diaspora, and foreign governments are showing their support and helping out the victims with assistance, disaster relief funds, and supplies. Citizens affected by the earthquake are currently sheltered in...

Durres and Tirana under State of Emergency
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Durres and Tirana under State of Emergency

TIRANA, November 27 Rescue crews from Albania, Kosovo, Italy, Greece, Romania, France, and Israel are continuing to search for survivors in Durres and Thumana, one day after the 6.4 magnitude earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks devastated buildings and killed 26 people (Wednesday morning). About 24 hours from the strongest earthquake of Tuesday morning, the Albanian...

Albania, a Fast-Emerging Tourist Destination Among Swiss
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Albania, a Fast-Emerging Tourist Destination Among Swiss

TIRANA, 3 September The Swiss daily newspaper, 20 Minuten has dedicated on Saturday, 31 August, an article regarding tourism in Albania. The article titled ‘Swiss on vacation in Albania’, tells about a huge increase in demand of the people from Switzerland booking and wanting to come for holidays in the Mediterranean country.   According to the...

Experts find Large Mismatch in Real Estate Supply and Demand
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Experts find Large Mismatch in Real Estate Supply and Demand

TIRANA, September 2 The flux of constructions is the highest in the capital city, Tirana, at least in the last decade, even though the population is in decrease and the demand for purchasing an apartment has matured. According to the latest publication by INSTAT, on Friday, August 30th, titled ‘The Construction Permits, Q2 2019’, the...

This is the Average Household Size in Tirana
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This is the Average Household Size in Tirana

TIRANA, August 19 The number of individuals that created families in the capital of Albania, Tirana has grown year after year. According to official data by the City Hall of Tirana, during 2018, the number of families was approximately 288.325, and it results that most of the families consist of 3 people. This comes as...

Tirana is the Main City for Foreign Investments
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Tirana is the Main City for Foreign Investments

TIRANA, June 17 Tirana is the main destination for foreign investors and businesses that choose to expand their activity in Albania. Data from the City Hall of Tirana, show that 6259 subjects with foreign or joint ownership that currently function in Albania, 4185 of them are based in the capital city. The figures belong to...

Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019
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Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019

TIRANA, May 31 The best way to explore Albania like a local is by joining community festivals across the country. From celebrating crafts, art, to food and nature, local festivals are a source of fun for people of all ages. Have a look at the list of the upcoming local events for 2019 and find...

Mural Fest in Tirana From 1-8 June
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Mural Fest in Tirana From 1-8 June

TIRANA, May 30 From 1-8 June 2019 in Tirana will take place the festival called Mural Fest with the theme ‘When walls speak’. Thanks to a collaboration between Dekor Tirana and the lab of the urban art, 167B/ street in Lecce, Italy 18 international artists who do murals, will bring their creativity to the capital...