Presentation on theme: "The Five Themes of Geography within Albania Sarah V., Evan, Brittany D., Suzie, Kelsi TE 401 Section 7 Social Studies Methods Michigan State University."— Presentation transcript:
The Five Themes of Geography within Albania Sarah V., Evan, Brittany D., Suzie, Kelsi TE 401 Section 7 Social Studies Methods Michigan State University
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.
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.
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
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:
Albania “ Sic kane thene njerezie e mencur: permasat nuk kane rendesi ” “ As the wise have said, size doesn't matter ”