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 a coast 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. [R1]
Postage stamps from Albania
are marked Shqiperia, Shqiperise and
Shqiptare. The first stamp of Albania issued in 1913 [R2]
So far there are only one stamp of Charles Darwin, issued in
Albania that related to Paleontology.
Official stamps of Albania related to Paleontology: Charles Darwin