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1 The Five Themes of Geography within Albania
Sarah V., Evan, Brittany D., Suzie, Kelsi TE 401 Section 7 Social Studies Methods Michigan State University

2 Location

3 The absolute location of Albania
Latitude: 20 degrees east Longitude: 41 degrees north Insert a map of your country.

4 The relative location of Albania
Albania is in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, and Ionian Sea, between Greece in the south and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north. Insert a picture of one of the geographic features of your country.

5 Place

6 Physical/human characteristics of Albania
Physical characteristics include: Mostly mountains and hills with small plains along the coast. Human characteristics include: Population is 3,619,778 (July 2008), 70% of population is Muslim, primary language is Albanian, 98% of population is literate, life expectancy for men is 75 and female is 81. Insert a picture illustrating a season in your country.

7 Human-Environment Relationships

8 Environment of Albania
Describe the climate and landforms within your country: Mild temperature, cool, cloudy, and wet winters. Hot, clear, and dry summers. Mountains and hills, small plains. Highest point: Maja e Korabit 2,764 meters How do humans interact with this environment: 20% arable land, 4% permanent crops, 75% other. Agriculture: wheat, corn, potatoes, vegetables, fruits, sugar beets, grapes, meat, and dairy products. Insert a picture of an animal and or plant found in your country.

9 Movement

10 Political/cultural/religious ideas of Albania
Political ideas which spread: Emerging democracy Cultural ideas: Value Islamic religion, education, strong work ethic Religious ideas: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%. In 1967 religious observances were prohibited until Nov 1990 when Albania began allowing private religious practices Insert images which depict the movement of these ideas

11 Region

12 Albania region is called:
Other names for Albania region: Republic of Albania, Republika e Shqiperise, previously: Socialist Republic of Albania Insert an image or screen shot with the countries region depicted:

13 Albania “Sic kane thene njerezie e mencur: permasat nuk kane rendesi”
“As the wise have said, size doesn't matter”

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