Charles Darwin on stamp of Albania
officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe.
It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast,
the Republic of Macedonia
to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast.
It has coasts on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest.
It is less than 72 km from Italy
, across the Strait of Otranto which links the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea.
Postage stamps from Albania are marked Shqiperia, Shqiperise and Shqiptare.
The first stamp of Albania issued in 1913 [R2]
So far, there is only one stamp issued in Albania related to paleontology.
This stamp shows the famous scientist, Charles Darwin
Official stamps of Albania related to Paleontology: Charles Darwin
 Charles Darwin
, face value 90, among other famous persons on stamps of Albania 1987
- [R1] Albania:
- [R2] Postal History and Philately of Albania:
Postal history of Albania: Wikipedia,
Links to official website of Post Authority, stamp catalog and list of new stamps of Albania are here
Many thanks to
Dr. Peter Voice
from Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University,
for the draft page review and his valuable comments.