/ tɪˈrɑːnə; tiˈranə /


  1. the capital of Albania, in the central part 32 km (20 miles) from the Adriatic: founded in the early 17th century by Turks; became capital in 1920; the country's largest city and industrial centre. Pop: 390 000 (2005 est)

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Example Sentences

More precisely, something about my arrival in Tirana and that meeting at the publishing house.

In Albania, there are two cities where I have written the majority of my work: Gjirokastër, my home city, and Tirana.

The Streets of Tirana Kevin Heldman, Capital New York An investigation into the heart of Albanian-American organized crime.

When the Germans were preparing to evacuate Tirana they wanted to destroy the radio station.

We lived in an old house near the railroad station in Tirana.

He is now Minister at Tirana, a delicate post which could not be in better hands.

After the 1960-61 Moscow-Tirana break, however, these ties lapsed.

The first art school was established in Tirana in the 1930s.

Facilities for all but small aircraft limited to Tirana area.

There are three daily newspapers, all of which are published in Tirana (see table 7).