Country flag of Albania

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Online jigsaw puzzle for kids on country flag of Albania will teach new facts while you try to solve this online jigsaw puzzle with 6 to 108 pieces or at various difficulty levels (Easy, Medium or Hard). 

 

 

FACTS ABOUT THE ALBANIAN FLAG

Albanian flag consists of a red leaf where a black double-headed eagle is depicted. The flag was adopted in 1912, when Albania gained independence from the Ottoman Empire.

The origin of the flag is associated with a national hero Skanderbeger (formerly George Kastrioti), who lived in the fifteenth century and who was a general of the Turkish army.

However, Skanderbeger left the army so that he can return to Albania and erect the flag with double-headed egle above the castle of his father in Kruje with words: "I did not bring you freedom. I found it here, among you." After his return to Albania, Skanderbeger managed to unify Albania and defend it against the Turkish attacks.

Source - Flagpedia

 




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