People's Socialist Republic of Albania

Marxist-Leninist government of Albania (1946–1992)

The People's Socialist Republic of Albania (Albanian: Republika Popullore Socialiste e Shqipërisë) was an Albanian Socialist country in the Balkans that existed from 1946 to 1992.[2]

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
StatusMember of the Warsaw Pact until 1968
CapitalTirana
Official languagesAlbanian
Religion
State atheism
Demonym(s)Albanian
GovernmentSocialist Republic
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

References

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