Albania is domestically referred to as Shqiperia and the kind of government it has is Republic.
The capital city of Albania is Tirane and boasts a population of 0.4 million.
The Albanian flag is is made up of red with a black two-headed eagle in the center; the design is claimed to be that of 15th-century hero George Castriota SKANDERBEG, who led a successful uprising against the Turks that resulted in a short-lived independence for some Albanian regions (1443-1478); an unsubstantiated explanation for the eagle symbol is the tradition that Albanians see themselves as descendants of the eagle; they refer to themselves as "Shkypetars," which translates as "sons of the eagle" and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Albania is double-headed eagle.
The National hymn of Albania is ""Himni i Flamurit" ("Hymn to the Flag")" which was composed by Ciprian Porumbescu.