People's Socialist Republic of Albania

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People's Republic of Albania
(1946–1976)
Republika Popullore e Shqipërisë
People's Socialist Republic of Albania
(1976–1991)
Republika Popullore Socialiste e Shqipërisë
Republic of Albania
(1991–1992)
Republika e Shqipërisë
1946–1992
Motto: Ti Shqipëri, më jep nder, më jep emrin Shqipëtar
"Albania, you give me honour, you give me the name Albanian"
Anthem: Himni i Flamurit
(English: Hymn to the Flag)
The People's Socialist Republic of Albania in 1989
The People's Socialist Republic of Albania in 1989
CapitalTirana
Official languagesAlbanian
Religion
State atheism
Government
First Secretary 
• 1946–1985
Enver Hoxha
• 1985–1991
Ramiz Alia
Chairman of the Presidium of the People's Assembly 
• 1946–1953
Omer Nishani
• 1953–1982
Haxhi Lleshi
• 1982–1991
Ramiz Alia
Prime Minister 
• 1946–1954
Enver Hoxha
• 1954–1981
Mehmet Shehu
• 1981–1991
Adil Çarçani
LegislaturePeople's Assembly
Historical eraCold War
20 October 1944
• People's Republic formed
10 January 1946
1955–1961
28 December 1976
1972–1978
11 December 1990
31 March 1991
29 April 1991
22 March 1992
HDI (1989)0.790[1]
high
CurrencyFranga (1946–1947)
Albanian lek (1947–1991)
Calling code+355
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Communist Albania
Republic of Albania
Today part ofAlbania

The People's Socialist Republic of Albania (Albanian: Republika Popullore Socialiste e Shqipërisë) was the Marxist-Leninist one party state that existed in Albania from 1946 to 1992.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Human Development Report 1990, p. 111
  2. Kushtetuta e Republikës Popullore Socialiste të Shqipërisë: miratuar nga Kuvendi Popullor më 28. 12. 1976 [1]