Elbasan County

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Elbasan County
Qarku i Elbasanit
County
Mount Tomorr in Central Albania as seen from the North
Mount Tomorr in Central Albania as seen from the North
Coat of arms of Elbasan County
Coat of arms
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Location of Elbasan County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Number of Districts 4
Capital Elbasan
Area
 • Total 3,199 km2 (1,235 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 295,827
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-03
Website www.qarkuelbasan.gov.al

Elbasan County (Albanian: Qarku i Elbasanit) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. Its capital is Elbasan.

Borders[edit]

Much of Elbasan's eastern border is with the Republic of Macedonia. Domestically, it borders the following counties:

Districts[edit]

District Capital District
Population (2010)[1]
Area (km²) Municipalities
Elbasan District Elbasan 224,689 1,372 Belsh, Bradashesh, Cërrik, Elbasan, Fierzë, Funarë, Gjergjan, Gjinar, Gostimë, Gracen, Grekan, Kajan, Klos, Labinot-Fushë, Labinot-Mal, Mollas, Papër, Rrasë, Shalës, Shirgjan, Shushicë, Tregan, Zavalinë
Gramsh District Gramsh 24,230 695 Gramsh, Kodovjat, Kukur, Kushovë, Lënie, Pishaj, Poroçan, Skënderbegas, Sult, Tunjë
Librazhd District Librazhd 63,192 1,023 Hotolisht, Librazhd, Lunik, Orenjë, Polis, Përrenjas, Qendër, Qukës, Rrajcë, Steblevë, Stravaj
Peqin District Peqin 31,004 109 Gjoçaj, Karinë, Pajovë, Peqin, Përparim, Shezë

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 295,827 inhabitants.[2]

Ethnic groups in the county include:

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 41°0′N 20°10′E / 41.000°N 20.167°E / 41.000; 20.167