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PUBLISHED PERIODICALLY BY THE ALBANIAN CATHOLIC INFORMATION CENTER VOL. 1, NO. 1 P.O. BOX 881, SANTA CLARA, CA 95053, U.S.A. 1980
Albania is nestled on the eastern shores of the Adriatic and Ionian seas between Yugoslavia and Greece. Her size is about 11,100 square miles. The climate and land are like that of centred California. The estimated number of Albanians is nearly six million, but only half live within the physical boundaries. They call themselves SHQIPTARE "sons of the eagle," and their land SHQIPERI "eagle's country. In terms of religious distribution, Albania is 68% Muslim, 19% Albanian Orthodox and 13% Roman Catholic. However the present government strictly prohibits its citizens from exercising their religion in public or private.
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