city of Durres is located on the Adriatic Sea;
opposite Bari, in Italy.
Map of Durres, Albania
Durres is one of Albania's oldest cities, and the country's main sea port.
Located about 35km from the capital, Tirana,
Durres has the second biggest amphitheatre
in the Balkans.
Tirana is the
capital and largest city of Albania.
Most sightseeing in Tirana begins at Skenderberg Square, a great open
space in the heart of the city.
As a capital, Tirana has the country's finest museums, theatres,
and galleries representing the national arts of Albania.
Albanian language and culture were suppressed for almost 400 years during Ottoman rule,
although the Turks were never able to totally control the Albanian people.
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