Tirana is the bustling and modern capital of . Sulejman Pasha Bargjini, a native feudal lord from Mullet, established the city in 1614. His first constructions were a mosque, a bakery and a hamam or Turkish bath.

Landmarks in the Area

The Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania, also known as the Orthodox Church of Albania or the Albanian Orthodox Church, is one of the newest autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Churches. Photo: da-ni-el, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The University of Tirana is a public university and the largest in . Photo: Predrag Bubalo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Office building
The Parliament of or Kuvendi is the unicameral representative body of the citizens of the Republic of Albania; it is Albania's legislature. Photo: Pasztilla, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Political party
The Socialist Party of Albania, is a social-democratic political party in Albania; it gained power following the 2013 parliamentary election.

Localities in the Area

Paskuqan is a city and a former municipality in the Tirana County, central . is situated 4 km north of Tirana.

Yzberisht is a village in the former municipality of Kashar in Tirana County, . is situated 4 km west of Tirana.

Laprakë is a neighbourhood of , , located west of the main centre. is situated 3 km northwest of Tirana.


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