(41.33°N, 19.82°E) in Tirana County, about 32 kilometers (20 mi) inland. Tirana's average altitude is 110 meters (360 ft) above sea level and its highest point measures 1,828 m (5,997.38 ft) at Mali me Gropa. The city is mostly surrounded by hills, with Dajti Mountain on the east and a slight valley opening on the north-west overlooking the Adriatic Sea in the distance. The Tiranë river runs through the city, as does the Lanë stream.

The city has four artificial lakes: the Tirana Artificial Lake around which was built the Big Park, Paskuqani Lake, Farka Lake, Tufina Lake, and other smaller lakes or reservoirs.


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European Court Rejects Albanian Ex-Judge’s Appeal Against Sacking

Balkan Insight 09 Feb 2021
Former judge Altina Xhoxhaj in April 2018 in Tirana. Photo. LSA ... During the process, a total of 109 judges and prosecutors were dismissed, 111 were confirmed in their posts and 46 decided to resign to avoid scrutiny ... The US ambassador to Tirana, Yuri Kim, hailed the ECHR decision in a Twitter post ... Albania Justice ReformEuropean Court of Human Rights. .

Vote ‘Secured’: How to Rig an Albanian Election and Get Away with It

Balkan Insight 28 Jan 2021
On September 13, 2016, two days after Albania’s ruling Socialist Party won a mayoral election in the remote northern region of Dibra, local police chief Robert Aga received word that an amateur cameraman was on his way to the capital, Tirana, with compromising video that he planned to deliver to one of the country’s major TV channels.

Albania bunkers down with ideal habitats for bats

The Irish Times 06 Dec 2020
For a few Albania lek, visitors to Tirana can today stroll around Facility 0774, a complex of cold war tunnels and chambers built to withstand a catastrophic attack or invasion ... “The Pavillion of Communist Terror” at the National History Museum in Tirana provides a stark image of this post-war period.

Albania: Staff Concluding Statement of the Second Post-Program Monitoring Mission

International Monetary Fund 06 May 2019
A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or ‘mission’), in most cases to a member country ... The authorities have consented to the publication of this statement ... Jan Kees Martijn, visited Tirana during April 25-May 6, 2019, for the second Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) discussions ... ....
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