Modern Albanian Flag

Modern Albania

The flag of Albania (Albanian: flamuri i Shqipërisë) is a red flag with a silhouetted black double-headed eagle in the center. The red stands for the blood of the fallen , while the double-headed eagle represents [Bravery] strength and valor 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.


  1. Name:
    • Flamuri Kombëtar
  2. Use:
    • National Flag
  3. Proportions:
    • 5:7
  4. Dates of Adoption:
    • 28th of November 1443, 28th of November 1912, and 7th of April 1992;
  5. Design:
    • A red field with the black double-headed eagle in the center.


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