Tirana
in Qarku i Tiranës, Albania

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
41.327 and 19.819 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 41° 19' 38" and E 19° 49' 8"
Currency and Currency Code:
Lek - ALL
Spoken languages:
Albanian, Modern Greek
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:56 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Tirane
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 5:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Matarakau
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Delve into Tirana

Tirana in Qarku i Tiranës with it's 374,801 habitants is located in Albania. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Tirana is now 08:56 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Tirane with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports close to Tirana, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Albania is Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region in Macedonia at a distance of 54 mi (or 86 km). The closest in Albania is Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra in a distance of 88 mi (or 86 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paskuqan, Farka e Madhe, Zall-Herr, Kamez and Vaqarr. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Rogner Hotel Tirana

Address
0,4 mi
Deshmoret E Kombit
Tirana
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Plaza Tirana

Address
0,1 mi
Rruga 28 Nentori
1001 Tirane
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


MonarC Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
North-East corner of George W. Bush Rd. and Zhan D'Ark Blvd
1001 Tirana
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Lot Boutique Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Myrtezim Këlliçi 20
1017 Tirane
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Brilant Antik Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Rr. Jeronim De Rada, 79
1001 Tirana
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Boutique Kotoni

Address
0,4 mi
Rruga Donika Kastrioti
1000 Tirana
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Vila Alba

Address
0,3 mi
St. Xhorxhi Martini 10
1001 Tirane
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mondial Hotel Tirana

Address
0,0 mi
Rr. Muhamet Gjollesha 1023
355 Tirana
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sarotel

Address
0,3 mi
Rr. Kostandin Kristoforidhi Nr. 1
1001 Tirane
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Austria

Address
0,2 mi
Dibra 18
1001 Tirane
Albania

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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TIRANA 2010

Published: May 02, 2010
Length: 02:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bardhok Ndoji

Another year, another video clip of Tirana. Hope you like it. Your comments and your rating are appreciated. Shpresoj tu pelqeje, faleminderit per vlersimin dhe komentet.


Travel Report: Visiting Tirane, Albania

Published: November 10, 2013
Length: 25:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Wing-It Worldwide

In the eyes of most, Albania is by far the most mysterious country in Europe. So what is it actually like to be there? After years of isolation, it's not the easiest thing in the world to...


Atterraggio a Tirana Belle Air.MOV

Published: July 14, 2011
Length: 43:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheGalvanico

Ancona - Tirana.


Artigiano Tirana - Fast Casual Restaurant Commercial

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 37:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Artigiano

Artigiano - Fast Casual Restaurant, Tirane Reservations: +355 6920 92358 or +355 6920 92794 Email info@artigiano.al www.artigiano.al.


Tirana 2009. HD

Published: April 27, 2009
Length: 18:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bardhok Ndoji

It may be just a 6 months after i recordet "Tirana 2008" but it's 2009 now and i find myself on the streets of Tirana with my D90 on my hands. Sorry for the cameras shake, as it was handheld...


Tirana 2008

Published: October 07, 2008
Length: 36:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bardhok Ndoji

Driving on the streets of Tirana (gosh..not me, of course) Had to make sure i was recording ;)


Quadcopter First Person View - Tirana

Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 42:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nardi Braho

Quadcopter footage from Tirana ( Ish fusha e aviacionit ) nTech 2014 ©


GoPro. Tirana. Explore Albania.

Published: October 31, 2014
Length: 09:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Explore Albania

Tirana. Capital of Albania. Perfect place to visit. With GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.


Gentian Likaj (Communication Progress) at Startup Grind Tirana

Published: October 04, 2014
Length: 55:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Startup Grind Local

Startup Grind Tirana presents Gentian Likaj, founder and CEO of Communication Progress. Gentian discusses the challenges of doing business in Albania and the region, market overview, education...


A Tirana, sulla cima della Sky Tower, c'è un bar che gira!!!

Published: September 27, 2009
Length: 52:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: salvopicc

guardando fuori, gira un po' la testa!!! Il panorama che si riesce a godere in 60 minuti (il tempo che impiega a compiere un giro completo), è quello di una bellissima città, molto...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Tirana

Tirana Listen/tɨˈrɑːnə/ is the capital and the largest city of Albania. Modern Tirana was founded as an Ottoman town in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler from Mullet. Tirana became Albania’s capital city in 1920 and has a population of 400,000, with metro area population of 763,634. The city is host to public institutions and private universities, and is the centre of the political, economical, and cultural life of the country.

Located at 41.326, 19.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tirana, Capitals in Europe, Populated places established in 1614, Populated places in Tirana County, Gegëri

Azem Hajdari

Azem Shpend Hajdari (March 11, 1963 – September 12, 1998) was the leader of the student movement in 1990–1991 that led to the fall of communism in Albania. He then became a politician of the Democratic Party of Albania (DP). Together with Sali Berisha, he symbolizes the start of the democratic era in Albania. He was a member of the Albanian parliament and the Chairman of the Defense Parliamentary Commission. He was assassinated in Tirana on September 12, 1998.

Located at 41.3272, 19.8219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1963 births, 1998 deaths, Democratic Party (Albania) politicians, Members of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania, Albanian Muslims, Albanian anti-communists, Assassinated Albanian politicians, Recipients of Skanderbeg's Order, People murdered in Albania, Deaths by firearm in Albania, University of Tirana alumni, People from Tropojë District

Et'hem Bey Mosque

The Et'hem Bey Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Et'hem Beut) is located in the center of the Albanian capital Tirana.

Located at 41.3278, 19.8192 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ottoman architecture, Mosques in Albania, Buildings and structures in Tirana, Mosques in Tirana, Religious buildings completed in 1823, Cultural Monuments of Albania

Parliament of Albania

The Parliament of Albania (Albanian: Kuvendi i Shqipërisë or short Kuvendi or Parlamenti), formerly the People's Parliament is the unicameral parliament of the Republic of Albania. It has 140 members, elected for four-year terms. The electoral system is closed list proportional representation. There are 12 multi-member constituencies, corresponding to the country's 12 administrative regions.

Located at 41.3261, 19.8231 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Albania, Parliaments by country, National legislatures

Top Channel

Top Channel is a national commercial television station from Tirana, Albania founded in 2001 by businessman Dritan Hoxha and part of Top Media Group. In January 2008, Top Channel was awarded national frequency coverage by making it the third such a channel in Albania. Top Channel holds itself for being at the edge of technological innovation. In 2009, it was the first Albanian channel to become available in 16:9 Widescreen High Definition Television for selected programs.

Located at 41.3231, 19.8219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Albanian media, Television in Albania, Television channels and stations established in 2001, Media in Tirana

AMC Love Radio

AMC Love Radio is a radio station based in Tirana, the capital of Albania. The station broadcasts mostly pop ballads.

Located at 41.3301, 19.8208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Radio stations in Albania, Media in Tirana

Fortress of Justinian

Fortress of Justinian (Albanian: Kalaja e Justinianit) or simply known as Tirana Castle is a castle in Tirana, Albania. Its history dates back before 1300 and is a remnant from the Byzantine-era. The fortress is the place where the main east-west and north-south roads crossed, and formed the heart of Tirana. About all that's left of the fortress above ground is a 6m-high Ottoman-era wall, covered in vines.

Located at 41.3264, 19.8219 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Albania, Visitor attractions in Tirana

Palace of Culture of Tirana

The Palace of Culture of Tirana (Albanian: Pallati i Kultures) was built on the Pazari i Vjeter area of Tirana by request of the Party of Labour of Albania. The first stone of the building was symbolically put by Nikita Khrushchev in 1959. The work was finished in 1963. The architecture is very similar to many communist era social buildings in Eastern Europe. There have been virtually no renovations to the building since its construction.

Located at 41.3289, 19.8194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Stalinist architecture, Socialist realism, Buildings and structures completed in 1963, Buildings and structures in Tirana, Government entities of Albania

Skanderbeg Square

Skanderbeg Square is the main plaza of Tirana, Albania named in 1968 after the Albanian national hero Skanderbeg. A Skanderbeg Monument can be found in the plaza.

Located at 41.3283, 19.8183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National squares, Tirana, Skanderbeg, Squares in Albania, Albania–Kuwait relations

Academy of Sciences of Albania

The Academy of Sciences of Albania (Albanian: Akademia e Shkencave e Shqiperise), founded in 1972, is the most important scientific institution in Albania. The institution includes the most distinguished scientists, also called "academics", that are involved in research centers and other organisms inside and outside Albania.

Located at 41.3261, 19.823 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
National academies of sciences, Science and technology in Albania, Language regulators, Government entities of Albania, Academy of Sciences of Albania

National Historical Museum (Albania)

The National Historical Museum (Albanian: Muzeu Historik Kombëtar) in Tirana, Albania, is the country's largest museum. It was opened on 28 October 1981 and is 27,000 square metres in size, while 18,000 square metres are available for expositions. The museum was designed by Albanian architect Enver Faja. The construction of the museum required the demolition of the former Tirana Municipal Building. The gigantic mosaic appearing at the main entrance is entitled The Albanians.

Located at 41.3292, 19.8169 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Tirana, Albanian culture, Tourism in Albania, National museums, Monuments and memorials in Albania, National symbols of Albania, Mosaic, Museums established in 1981, Museums in Tirana, History museums

National Art Gallery of Albania

The National Arts Gallery of Albania (Albanian: Galeria Kombetare e Arteve) has a fund of over 4,000 works of art by Albanian and foreign authors, spanning seven centuries of Albanian cultural heritage.

Located at 41.3256, 19.8203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government entities of Albania, Museums in Tirana, Art museums and galleries in Albania

Skanderbeg Monument (Tirana)

The Skanderbeg Monument is a monument located in the Skanderbeg Square, Tirana, Albania.

Located at 41.3275, 19.8189 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tirana, Buildings and structures completed in 1968, Monuments and memorials in Albania, National symbols of Albania, Skanderbeg

St Paul's Cathedral (Tirana)

St Paul's Cathedral is a cathedral in Tirana, Albania. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës. The stained glass window to the left of the front door features Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa. It is a modern-looking building, and does not resemble a traditional church.

Located at 41.3247, 19.8214 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Albania, Churches in Tirana, Roman Catholicism in Albania

Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana

The Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana or Orthodox Church of the Holy Evangelist is an orthodox church in Tirana, Albania. It was built in 1865 but was closed in 1967. In 2011, a new church was completed on the same site. The third largest Orthodox church in Europe, it was officially opened on 24 June 2012, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the consecration of Archbishop Anastasios of Albania.

Located at 41.3264, 19.8175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Albania, Churches in Tirana, Religious buildings completed in 1964, 20th-century Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Eastern Orthodox church buildings in Albania

Bajram Curri Boulevard

Bajram Curri Boulevard is a major boulevard of Tirana, Albania. It runs in a west-east direction and crosses the city centre south of the central Skanderbeg Square. At Rinia Park it interects with Dëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard just south of the square. Towards the east it branches off into Ali Demi Street. In the past, it held the name Shqiperia e Re. The boulevard, along with Zhan D'Ark Boulevard, underwent reconstruction in 2003.

Located at 41.3236, 19.8194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Tirana

Kavaja Street

Kavajë Street (Albanian: Rruga e Kavajës, formerly Rruga Konferenca e Pezës) is a major street of Tirana, Albania. It is the most important street of western Tirana and runs west from the central Skanderbeg Square for several kilometres until it reaches the sea to the south of Durrës. The Universal Hospital Tirana is located along this street. It intersects with Bajram Curri Boulevard.

Located at 41.3281, 19.8144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Tirana

Dibër Street

Dibër Street (Albanian: Rruga e Dibrës, formerly Rruga Bajram Curri) is a major street of Tirana, Albania. It runs northeast from the central Skanderbeg Square, just south of the Tirana International Hotel. The Mother Teresa Hospital is located off this street.

Located at 41.3294, 19.8194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Tirana

Taivani

Taivani or the Taiwan Center, is a restaurant complex, as well as a poly-functional recreation center located in Rinia Park, just south of Skanderbeg Square in downtown Tirana, Albania. Taivani is one of Tirana's most modern and frequented restaurants and spare time facilities. It also includes a well-equipped bowling center. It is known as Taivani or "Taiwan" as it is said to resemble the island of Taiwan.

Located at 41.3244, 19.8175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Restaurants in Albania, Buildings and structures in Tirana

Kapllan Pasha Tomb

The Kapllan Pasha Tomb (Albanian: Tyrbja e Kapllan Pashës) is a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in the center of Tirana {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:41|19|40|N|19|49|18|E| | |name= }}.

Located at 41.3278, 19.8217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cultural Monuments of Albania, Tirana

Durrës Street

Kavajë Street (Albanian: Rruga e Durresit, formerly Rruga Kongresi i Përmetit) is a major street of Tirana, Albania. It is one of the most important street of western Tirana and runs west from the central Skanderbeg Square for several kilometres until it reaches the sea to the north of Durrës.

Located at 41.3281, 19.8144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Tirana

TID Tower

The TID Tower is an under-construction high-rise in Tirana, Albania. The building is expected to be 85 metres tall. It consists of 25 floors. The design comes from Belgian architectural firm 51N4E, and construction started on 14 January 2007. At the beginning of May 2011 the building was almost topped out

Located at 41.3275, 19.8217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tirana, Buildings and structures in Tirana

Rinia Park

Rinia Park is the central public park of Tirana, Albania, built in 1950 during the socialist system of government, covers an area of 29.81 hectares. Every year on March 14, this park is one of the many venues of the Summer Festival, a national festival celebrating cultural heritage that symbolizes the end of winter and the start of nature's freshness. On this occasion circus acrobats and show performers entertain people in the park.

Located at 41.3247, 19.8181 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks in Albania, Tirana, 1950 establishments, 1950 establishments in Albania

Digiplus

"Digiplus" or "Plus" is an Albanian television broadcasting American, Italian & German TV Series. Digiplus was found in 2004 when Digitalb was created.

Located at 41.323, 19.8218 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Albanian media, Television in Albania, Television channels and stations established in 2004

Pyramid of Tirana

The pyramid: International Center of Culture was a museum in Tirana, Albania, that opened on October 14, 1988. Formerly known as "Enver Hoxha Museum. " This pyramid-shaped structure was designed by the daughter and son-in-law of the late communist leader Enver Hoxha. It served as a museum about his legacy, but after 1991 became a conference center and party venue. Some sources have referred to it as the "Enver Hoxha Mausoleum" although this was not an official appellation.

Located at 41.3234, 19.8212 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Tirana, Monuments and memorials in Albania, European pyramids, Enver Hoxha

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