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Albania Flag


Flag of Albania
Flag Name(s)Shqiponja Dykrenare ("The two-headed eagle"), Flamuri Komb√ętar [Flag Of Albania]
Aspect Ratio(5:7)
Color Schemered black
Color and Design

A red field with a black two-headed eagle in the center.

Meaning & SymbolismThe red stands for bravery, strength, valour and bloodshed, while the double-headed eagle represents the sovereign state of Albania. The flag was established as the national flag of Albania when the country gained its independence from the Ottoman empire in 1912. The black double-headed eagle on a red field is the Kastrioti's coat of arms. George Kastrioti Skanderbeg is a well-known Albanian hero when he led a rebel against the Ottoman Empire ensuing in the independence of Albania from 1443 to 1479.
Description and Brief History

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