Gjirokastër District

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Gjirokastër District
Rrethi i Gjirokastrës
District
Map showing the district within Albania
Map showing the district within Albania
Country  Albania
County Gjirokastër County
Capital Gjirokastër
Area
 • Total 1,137 km2 (439 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 56,720
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)

The District of Gjirokastër (Albanian: Rrethi i Gjirokastrës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania. It has a population of 56,720[2] (2010 estimate) containing a large Greek minority,[3][4] and an area of 1,137 km². It is in the south of the country, and its capital is Gjirokastër. Together with the Përmet District and the Tepelenë District, it forms the Gjirokastër County.

The district consists of the following municipalities:

Villages Of Gjirokastër[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 40°4′N 20°12′E / 40.067°N 20.200°E / 40.067; 20.200