Fier County

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Fier County
Qarku Fier
County
Fier from the air
Fier from the air
Coat of arms of Fier County
Coat of arms
Location of Fier County within Albania.
Location of Fier County within Albania.
Country  Albania
Municipalities 6
Villages 275
Established 2000
County Seat Fier
Area
 • Total 1,890 km2 (730 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 310,331
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AL-04
Website www.qarkufier.gov.al

Fier County (Albanian: Qarku i Fierit) is one of the 12 counties of Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 310,331, in an area of 1890 km².[1] Its capital is the city Fier.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Until 2000, Fier County was subdivided into three districts: Fier, Lushnjë, and Mallakastër. Since the 2015 local government reform, the county consists of the following 6 municipalities: Divjakë, Fier, Lushnjë, Mallakastër, Patos and Roskovec.[2] Before 2015, it consisted of the following 42 municipalities:

The municipalities consist of about 275 towns and villages in total. See Villages of Fier County for a structured list.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last national census from 2011 this county has 310,331 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the county include:[1]

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Coordinates: 40°45′N 19°35′E / 40.750°N 19.583°E / 40.750; 19.583