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History of Relations
Africa and the Republic of Albania established official relations during 1992.
South African Representation in Albania
South African Ambassador to Rome, Italy is accredited to Albania on a non-residential
H E Ms N N-J Ngcaba
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Albanian Representation in South Africa
has not appointed an Ambassador as yet, although they have an Honorary Consul
General in Johannesburg.
Sir Nicholas W Rose
of the Republic of Albania
In addition, you may also wish to get in touch with the Albanian Honorary Consul directly.
Mr Zenel Hoxha
57 Bulevardi Petro N.Luarasi
Njesia Administrative Nr. 2
Cell: +35 5692099028
Tel: +35 542227000
Fax: +35 542379885
Visa Requirements for South Africans
For more information contact the Honorary Consulate-General in Johannesburg or Applications can be submitted to the closest Albanian Embassy or Consulate or directly to the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tirana.
further information go to Travelers'
Although Albania is a relatively small country, it has many climatic regions. The coast has a typically Mediterranean climate; the highlands have a Mediterranean continental climate. In both the lowlands and the interior, the weather varies remarkably from north to south. The lowlands have mild winters, averaging at about 7 degrees Celsius. Summer temperatures average at about 24 degrees Celsius with a high degree of humidity, which makes it uncomfortable. In the southern lowlands, temperatures average about five degrees higher throughout the year.
For up-to-date weather
exchange rates click
State and Official
Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Albania, visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
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