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Albany may refer to:

Places

Australia

Bahamas

  • Albany, New Providence

Canada

  • Albany, Nova Scotia
  • Albany River, Ontario
  • Albany, Prince Edward Island in Prince County, Prince Edward Island
  • Fort Albany First Nation, Ontario

New Zealand

  • Albany, New Zealand, a suburb of Auckland
  • Albany (New Zealand electorate), existed between 1978 and 2002

South Africa

  • Albany, South Africa, a region in the Eastern Cape named after the capital of New York State

United Kingdom

  • An archaic name for Scotland, derived from the Gaelic Alba
  • Albany, Tyne and Wear, a suburb of Washington

United States of America

Transport

Air

  • Albany Airport (disambiguation), a list of airports associated with places named Albany

Ships

  • HMS Albany, the name of three ships of the Royal Navy
  • HMAS Albany (ACPB 86), an Armidale–class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy
  • MV Empire Albany, later renamed Albany
  • USS Albany, the name of five ships of the United States Navy, all named for Albany, New York

Road

  • Albany (1903 automobile), an early British automobile
  • Albany (1907 automobile), an early American automobile
  • Albany (automobile), an English car of the 1970s with "veteran styling"

Rail

  • Albany station (Oregon)
  • Albany–Rensselaer station, New York

Buildings

  • Albany (Liverpool), formerly a meeting place for cotton brokers, now divided into apartments
  • Albany (London), a famous apartment complex in London
  • HM Prison Albany, a Category B men's prison on the Isle of Wight
  • Albany Theatre (formerly the Albany Empire), in Deptford, South London

Geography

  • Albany River, in Ontario
  • Lake Albany, a prehistoric proglacial lake

People

  • Albany Leon Bigard, better known as Barney Bigard, jazz musician
  • Duke of Albany, a Scottish, and later, British peerage title
  • Michael of Alban, self-style of Michel Roger Lafosse, Stewart claimant
  • Regent Albany (disambiguation), the title of several Dukes of Albany who served as regent of the Kingdom of Scotland

Organizations and institutions

  • Albany Great Danes, the athletic program of the University at Albany
  • Albany Movement, desegregation coalition formed in Albany, Georgia, in 1961
  • Albany Records, a record label in Albany, New York
  • Albany State University, Albany, Georgia
  • Albany Symphony Orchestra, New York
  • University at Albany, SUNY, New York
  • Albany Academy, Chorley, England
  • The Albany School, London, England

Songs

  • "Albany" (1981), a German language schlager by the British singer Roger Whittaker

See also

  • Alba, the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland, also anglicized as Albany
  • Albania
  • Albany County (disambiguation)
  • Albany Township (disambiguation)
  • New Albany (disambiguation)



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