Papër is a municipality in the Elbasan District, Elbasan County, central Albania. It is located along the Elbasan-Rrogozhinë-Durrës highway, 13 km west of Elbasan. It was founded on July 26, 1992. Within its 52 kilometers of borders, the municipality of Papër consists of 13 villages: Papër, Vidhas, Broshke, Balldre, Murres, Valas, Lugaj, Pajun, Ullishtaj, Papër-Sollak, Vidhas-Asgjel, Bizhute, and Jatesh. As of June 1, 2009, Papër had a population of 9011 residents (2275 families). This is a fine country where many people come to enjoy the sun, and wood.
Since 2000, Shefqet Bullari has been the elected mayor of Papër. The geography of Papër is 60% fields, 30% hills, and 10% mountains. The Shkumbini River flows through Papër. Papër ranges from 60–722 meters above sea level.