Vlorë District

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Vlorë District
Map showing Vlorë District within Albania
Map showing Vlorë District within Albania
Country  Albania
Capital Vlorë

Vlorë District (Albanian: Rrethi i Vlorës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Juxhino County. Its population of 151,314[1] (2010 estimate). The district has a land area of 1,609 km². It is in the south-west of the country, and its capital is Vlorë. Its population includes a Greek minority.[2][3] The district consists of the following municipalities:

Other places in this district include Dhërmi, Ujë i Ftohtë, Palasë, Nartë and Kocul.

Vlorë is the closest point of the Albanian coast to the Italian Peninsula. The district well known for its coastline (see photo linked below).


  1. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS RRETHEVE, 2001-2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ http://mondediplo.com/maps/albanianmdv1999 The Albanians, a scattered people by Philippe Rekacewicz, Le Monde diplomatique, January 1999
  3. ^ "Country Studies US: Greeks and Other Minorities". Retrieved September 6, 2006. 

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Coordinates: 40°21′N 19°37′E / 40.350°N 19.617°E / 40.350; 19.617