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Symbols of Albania

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Symbols of Albania

The National symbols of Albania are the symbols that are used in Albania to represent what is unique about the nation, reflecting different aspects of its culture and history. They may also be used in the Republic of Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece (Chameria), and Serbia (Preševo Valley), and by the Arbëreshë in Italy.


  • Official symbols 1
  • Unofficial symbols 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Official symbols

Symbol Media Remarks
Flag of Albania
The states flag bears the lesser coat of arms. Readopted on 7 April 1992 .
National colours
Red and black
Red and black first used by the League of Lezhë (1444–1479).
Coat of arms
Coat of arms of Albania
Albanian Coat of Arms
Adopted by Albanian Parliament in 1992.
National anthem
Himni i Flamurit
Albanian national anthem

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"Himni i Flamurit" was the anthem of the all Albanian states since 1912.

Unofficial symbols

Symbol Image Remarks
National motto
"You, Albania, give me honor, give me the name Albanian"
National animal
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Golden eagle
Floral emblem
Red Poppy
Papaver rhoeas
Red Poppy
National tree
Olea europaea
National instrument
National hat
National footwear

See also


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