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Albania : Albania as a holiday destination has not been open very long. The country is very long been closed to foreign tourists. Albania is situated in the west of the Balkan Peninsula. Albania lies on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea and borders the neighboring Montenegro, Greece, Macedonia and Serbia. In 1912 Albania became independent. After the second world war, the country is headed came from the communist regime of Enver Hoxha. Since then the country has been isolated from the rest of the world. It is Albania in the nineties the poorest country of Europe. The capital is Tirana. Other cities of importance are: Durresi, Berati, Benvenuti, Elbasan, Skampa and Sarande. The archaeological site Butrinti contains important monuments from the Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian time. Recently, this special place by an English newspaper elected to one of the top 10 sites on the World Heritage list. Butrinti is located in southern Albania at less than 10 kilometers from the island of Corfu. Tourism is still not very developed in Albania. However, the country in terms of natural beauty and archaeological treasures much to offer. Most tourists are day trippers or in transit to one of the neighbors

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