A beach in the Albanian city of Durres. Durrës is the second largest city in Albania located on the central Albanian coast, about 33 km west of the capital Tirana. It is one of the most ancient and economically significant cities of Albania.
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Berat is a town located in south-central Albania. The name of the town in Albanian is Berat or Berati, which is derived from the older Bel(i)grad, meaning "white city" in the South Slavic languages. Photo by Alan Grant.