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Tirana (Albania)

LC control no.n 82213241
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingTirana (Albania)
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Geographic subdivision usageAlbania--Tirana
Tiranë (Albania)
Tyranna (Albania)
Tirannea (Albania)
Terkan (Albania)
Theranda (Albania)
Terona (Albania)
Associated countryAlbania
Found inBGN per phone, 11-15-93: (Tiranë; popl. 41°20ʹN, 19°50ʹE; variant: Tirana; no conventional name authorized)
LC manual auth. cd. (BGN approved hdg.: Tiranë; popl. 41°20ʹN, 19°50ʹE; variant: Tyranna, Tirana: Tirana [conventional] vacated on 04-14-1960)
Webster's new geogr. dictionary, 1984: p. 1214 (Tiranë or Tirana; capital of Albania and of Tiranë Province; founded by Turks in early 17th cent., made capital of Albania in 1920)
Nat. Geogr. Soc. Atlas of world, 1990: leaf 65 (Tiranë (Tirana); capital of Albania)
BGN. Foreign Names Committee report, Nov. 1997-Apr. 1998: p. 1 (FNC approved the conventional name for Tirana, Albania)
Tirana në shekuj, 1997: t.p. (Terona, Theranda, Terkan, Tirannea, Tirana)
Geographic area codee-aa---