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Encyclopedia > Albanians in Belgrade

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Sports: Albania · Kosovo Image File history File links Flag_of_Albania. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Although Albanian is an ancient tongue, the oldest known document in the language is from November 8, 1462, a formula of baptism (Albanian: Formula e Pagëzimit) by the bishop of Durrës, Pal Engjëlli. ... Kosovo is a region of Serbia and Montenegro inhabited mostly by ethnic Albanians as well as Serbs and Montenegrins. ... // A Brief History Albania, a country of southeastern Europe, has a unique culture from that of other European countries. ... Albanian cuisine consists of local dishes from around the country of Albania. ...

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Çamëria · Greece · Italy Ethnic map of Montenegro according to the 2003 census There is an Albanian minority living in Montenegro. ... For other uses of the name Kosovo, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... There is an Albanian minority living in Central Serbia. ... Cham Albanians (In Albanian: Çamë or Shqiptarë, in Greek: Τσάμηδες Tsámidhes or Αλβανοί Alvaní) are a group of ethnic Albanians traditionally from Çamëria, (part of the Greek region of Epirus) and live in Albania, Greece and Turkey. ...

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Arvanitika · Arbëresh (Italy) Geg is a northern Albanian dialect. ... Tosk is the southern dialect of Albanian language, spoken by about 3 million people. ... Arvanitika or Arvanitic (Greek: Αρβανίτικα; native name: Arbëríshte, spelled in the Greek-based Arvanitic alphabet) is the variety of Albanian traditionally spoken by the Arvanites, a population group in Greece. ... Arbëresh (or Arbërishte or Arbërisht) is the dialect of the Albanian language spoken by the Arbëreshë, the Albanian-speaking minority in Italy. ...

History of Albanians
Origins · History · Illyrians The origin of Albanians has been for some time a matter of dispute among historians. ... This article briefly outlines each period in the History of Albania; details are presented in separate articles (see the links in the box and below). ... Illyrians has come to refer to a broad, ill-defined group of peoples who inhabited the western Balkans (Illyria, roughly from northern Epirus to southern Pannonia) and even perhaps parts of Southern Italy in classical times into the Common era, and spoke Illyrian languages. ...

Persecution of Albanians
Albanian exodus is term used to refer to the deportation or mass migration of Albanians from their homes. ...

The Serbian capital, Belgrade, has been the home at the most of 8.262 Albanians. In the population registration of 1981, 8212 inhabitants declared themselves Albanians. Belgrade (Serbian: Београд or Beograd  ) is the capital and largest city of Serbia. ...

The Albanians began to leave Belgrade in the 80`s when Serbian nationalists began to come to power. In 1991 there lived only 4985 Albanians in Belgrade. After the Kosovo war this number decreased to 1492.

Serbian newspapers have many times wrote that there live ten thousands, some hundred thousands, of Albanians in Belgrade and municipalities around, something which is not true at all. See the table:

Year 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2002
Albanians inhabitants 1137 3262 8262 6978 8212 4985 1492

Excellent Albanians in Belgrade: Faruk Begolli, Sokol Nimani, Ali Taraku, Bekim Fehmiu and Zana Nimani Faruk Begolli ( b. ...

Some streets in Belgrade have Albania- related names: Skender-begova ulica (Scanderbeg street), Kastriotova ulica 1872- 1896(Kastriot street), Ulica Majke Angeline (Mother Angeline Street, Angeline was Albanian from Shkodra who married a Serbian prince), Ulica Sadika Ramiza, Skadarska ulica (Shkodra street), Albanska ulica (Albania street) and Dracka ulica (Durrës street). Scanderbeg sculpture Gjergj Kastrioti (Italian: Giorgio Castriota) (1405–January 17, 1468), better known as Skanderbeg or Skenderbej, was an Albanian leader who resisted the expanding Ottoman Empire for 25 years and is today considered a national hero of Albania. ... Shkodër (Albanian: Shkodër or Shkodra, Serbian Skadar, Latin Scutari, German Skutari) is a city located in North West Albania, in the District of Shkodër and it is the capital of the County of Shkodër. ... Durrës (Italian: Durazzo; see also different names) is the most ancient and one of the most economically important important cities of Albania. ...


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