Albania entertains diplomatic relations with one hundred fifteen international locations on the earth. It also maintains sturdy diplomatic relations with the Balkan international locations, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Portugal, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Weightlifting is one of the most profitable individual sport for the Albanians, with the national staff profitable medals at the European Weightlifting Championships and the rest worldwide competitions. Albanian weightlifters have received a complete of sixteen medals on the European Championships with 1 of them being gold, 7 silver and eight bronze. In the World Weightlifting Championships, the Albanian weightlifting group has gained in 1972 a gold in 2002 a silver and in 2011 a bronze medal.
An historical language of Southern Balkans, belonging to the Satem group of Indo-European. This language is the most probably ancestor of modern Albanian (which is also a Satem language), although the proof is scanty. There are internationally famend actors within the Albanian diaspora, such because the Albanian-Americans Eliza Dushku, Jim and John Belushi, Kosovo-Albanians Bekim Fehmiu and Arta Dobroshi and Turkish-Albanian Barish Arduç.