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Albanian Flag

Albania Flag:
Flag of Albania

The Albania flag was officially adopted on April 7, 1992.

The flag features a double-headed eagle in black, on a red background. This design is traced back to George Castriota, an Albanian Christian, and a 15th century Turkish general. He used the Byzantine two-headed eagle on his seals, hence the Albanian flag. Note that Albanians call their country Shapiperia, meaning "Land of the Eagle."

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Albania Coat of Arms:
Flag of Albania

An adaptation of the flag, Alabania's coat of arms consists of a two-headed eagle with the helmet of Skanderbeg hovering above.

Albania Photographs

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19th century Ottoman Empire flag of Albania

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Naval Ensign of Albania

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Civil Ensign of Albania


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