Albania’s brain drain affecting economy

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    The European Union is expected to discuss Albania’s membership next week, but it could be many years before the country formally joins the bloc.

    Young Albanians have been abandoning their homeland for better economic opportunities in the EU for years.

    And, as Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from the capital Tirana, that exodus is affecting one of Europe’s poorest economies.

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    In This Story: Albania

    Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeast Europe on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east, Greece to the south and maritime borders with Greece, Montenegro and Italy to the west. It is regarded as being within the Balkan region.

    Geographically, Albania displays varied climatic, geological, hydrological, and morphological conditions, defined in an area of 28,748 km2 (11,100 sq mi). It possesses significant diversity with the landscape ranging from the snow-capped mountains in the Albanian Alps as well as the Korab, Skanderbeg, Pindus and Ceraunian Mountains to the hot and sunny coasts of the Albanian Adriatic and Ionian Sea along the Mediterranean Sea.

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