|Elevation||256 m (840 ft)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Poliçan is a city situated in south-central Albania. The population at the 2011 census was 4,318. It is surrounded by several hills, said from which the nominative is derived. Its neighbourhoods include Plirez, Pronovik, Kalluc, Poligon, Lavdar and City center. Historically, Polican has been part of Berat County except from 1978-1991 when city was made part of Skrapar due to political pressure from the regime at that time. It was established as an industrial center.
It was long regarded as a "ghost" town because little was revealed for security reasons about the place and its industrial activities.
The economy of the town is concentrated in the weapons industry although the collapse of the communist regime in 1990 has caused production to collapsed. The industrial sector is also active through a small factory for the production of beer.