Albania facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Which European country is spotted with numerous small concrete bunkers?Albania. During the forty-year leadership of Enver Hoxha of the People's Socialist Republic of Albania, over 700,000 bunkers were built in the country – one for every four inhabitants. The bunkers are still seen everywhere in Albania. Most are now derelict, but some have been reused for a variety of purposes including residential dwellings, cafés, storehouses and shelters for animals.Created by: Luca Biaggimilitary facts » There are thousands of small bunkers in Albania. What were Albanians afraid of?Soviet invasion. Albania was a communist country and one of the Warsaw Pact founding countries. However, their relations with Soviet Union deteriorated after Albania defended the "purity" of Marxism by attacking both "US imperialism" as well as "Soviet and Yugoslav revisionism". After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, Albania felt they may be next. Created by: globalquiz.orgcommunism facts » Which European country was a close ally of People's Republic of China in 1960s?Albania was a communist country which decided to stand on the Chinese side during the Soviet-Chinese split. Afterwards, relations between both countries improved greatly. Albanian newspapers were reprinted in Chinese newspapers and read on Chinese radio. Albania led the movement to give the People's Republic of China a seat in the UN, replacing the Republic of China's (Taiwan) seat in 1971.Created by: globalquiz.orgChina facts » Which country is named "Shqipëria" in its own language?Albania. The official name of Albania is "Republika e Shqipërisë". Linguists classify Albanian as an independent branch of the Indo-European language family, with no other extant language.Created by: Sara Amonciocountry names facts » What is the dominant religion in Albania?Islam. Albania had been the only European country with Muslim majority until the breakup of Yugoslavia.Created by: SaoriMediterranean facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.